Welcome to the Online Safety department of our website. At St.Teresa's, we realise how the internet has drastically changed the way children interact with the world.
They have access to in-depth knowledge, tools to express their creativity and people from all over the world. We promote this tool and provide stimulating activities for children to develop their skills in this area of the curriculum. However, along with this fascinating new way to connect with the world, the internet offers new risks.
It is important to ensure that all children are aware of these risks and learn to use the internet safely and responsibly.
As a school we:
The school uses a filtering system provided by BTLS called Netsweeper. Further information about the filtering system can be found by clicking on the link below.
Information for Parents and Carers
Click here to link to Internet Matters for lots of useful information about keeping safe online
CEOP is there to keep children safe from sexual abuse and grooming online. CEOP are unable to respond to reports about bullying, fake accounts or account hacking.
They are there to help and give you advice, and you can make a report directly to them if something has happened online which has made you feel unsafe, scared or worried. This might be from someone you know in real life, or someone you have only ever met online. They take all reports seriously and will do everything they can to keep you safe.