Online Safety for Parents


At Evendons Primary School we take the online safety of our children seriously. Our  On this page you will find several helpful documents with advice on keeping your children safe online, we’d recommend taking a look. If you have any further questions or concerns please contact your child’s class teacher, our Online Safety Lead Fran Hurdle or our Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead Stacey Read.

Montoring and Filtration Systems

At Evendons we use the following systems to ensure our children are safe when they are using computers and are online:

  • The schools firewall and web filtering solution is all provided by LGFL
  • All client machines and servers have Sophos Central Anti Virus installed.
  • The schools email platform is provided by Google which covered by it own internal spam protection platform.
  • The schools backup solution is Arcserve which is provided by Dataspire.

National Online Safety Training for Parents

We are delighted to offer ‘National Online Safety’ courses for all our families, free of charge, as part of our work with this organisation.

The courses are up-to-date and relevant for all our young people, and indeed for their families, as we work to keep them safe online. As our children grow in understanding and experience of online material, it’s important that our understanding grows alongside theirs so that we each have the knowledge necessary to ensure their experience is positive, safe, and empowering. To create your account, please follow – National Online Safety  for more helpful parent guides and videos.

Once registered, some of the videos we recommend are:

An Introduction to Online Safety for Parents of Children Aged 4-7 (4 minutes)

An Introduction to Online Safety for Parents of Children Aged 7-11 (5 minutes)


For your convenience, we have added some popular guides below:

7 conversation starters about online safety

12 Social Media online safety tips for new devices

12 Top Tips to get smart about the devices in your home

14 Ways to be kind online

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Age Ratings

Catfishing Parents Guide

Conversation Starters Parents and Carers Guide

Disney + Top Tips for Parents

Engaging Parents Online Safety

Facebook Parents Guide

Facebook Messenger Parents Guide

Fortnite Parents Guide

Fortnite Chapter 2 Parents Guide

GTA Parents Guide

Grooming Parents Guide

How not to be a screen zombie

How to spot Fake News

Internet safety for kids

Instagram Parents Guide

Keeping Under Fives Safe Online v2

Microsoft Teams Parents Guide

Minecraft Parents Guide

Netflix Parents Guide

Online safety tips for children

Sadfishing Parents Guide

Screen Addiction Parents Guide

Snapchat Parents Guide

Steam Parents Guide

Supporting childrens mental health

Tik Tok Parents Guide

The App Store Parents Guide

Top Tips for remote learning Childrens Guide

Top Tips for remote learning Parents Guide

Tumblr Parents Guide

Twitch Parents Guide

Twitter Parents Guide

YouTube Kids

YouTube Parents Guide

What children need to know about online bullying

What Parents & Carers need to know about Amazon Alexa

What Parents & Carers need to know about Age-Inappropriate content

Whats App Parents Guide

What Parents & Carers need to know about Squid Game

What you need to know about Voice Activated Searching

Zoom Parents Guide