Online Safety

At Holmfirth High School we take Online Safety (internet safety) very seriously, on this site you will find lots of information and guidance for Online Safety related topics and dealing with Online Safety incidents.​

Student Online Safety

Click the link below for more specific student Online Safety guidance

Student Online Safety page

Advice for Parents

Useful links:

Internet Matters

Helping parents keep their kids safe online

NSPCC Net Aware

Guidance to the social networks your kids use. Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today’s digital world.

Report Online Safety

Information on when and how to report and Online Safety concern

Think U Know

I am concerned about my child (General Advice and guidance)

UK Safer Internet

UK Safer Internet explains how to set up filters on your home internet to help prevent age inappropriate content being accessed on devices in your home.

Google Safety Centre

Find out about the Top 5 Google safety features including Google SafeSearch and YouTube filtering.

Parent Info Articles

Parent Info boasts a wealth of articles covering the risks in the latest technology and lots of useful guidance.

Facebook Graph Search

This guide will show you how to check that you’re happy with everything that might appear about you in a Facebook Graph Search.

Childline

Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you.

Zipit app

Zipit provides witty comebacks in the form of images to help children avoid sexting situations, keeping the situation in control.

Little Book of Badness

A useful Online Safety guidebook for students and parents.

Need to talk to someone? O2 Online Support Helpline

Sometimes it’s easier to talk about a problem. That’s 02 have set up a helpline, to answer any questions you or your child might have about staying safe online.

Whether you’re after techy advice on things like:

  • Information about an app or service in general
  • Privacy setting on apps
  • Parental controls on your wifi

 

Or want help with more personal matters such as:

  • How to stop online bullying
  • What to do about who your child’s messaging
  • How to talk about sexting.

Whatever you’re worried about, big or small, give O2 a call on 0808 800 5002 for free, seven days a week.

Vodafone Digital Parenting Magazine

Check out the Vodafone Digital Parenting magazines below, they are packed full of useful online safety information.

Tackling online extremism

Schools across the region are supporting a new e-safety campaign to tackle online extremism and help keep children and young people safe.

The internet and social media provide opportunities for those with extreme views to target young or vulnerable individuals.

Communities have an important role to play, and you can anonymously report illegal terrorist information, pictures or videos you’ve found on the internet.