Gotherington Primary School

The Lawns, Gotherington, Cheltenham, GL52 9QT

Parents  »  E-Safety

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Thinkuknow (Click on the link above to access the website)

Thinkuknow is a very useful website from the National Crime Agency relevant for children from five years and up and their parents. 

For useful information on e-safety and a range of interactive games for children and adults please use the links below:

Childnet (Click on the link above to access the website)

Childnet provides a wealth of resources for both parents and children to support e-safety:

NSPCC Share Aware (Click on the link above to access the website)
Straightforward advice that enables parents to untangle the web, and show them how they can be just as great a parent online, as they are the rest of the time. The site recognises that the internet is a great place for children to be and that being 'Share Aware' makes it safer.

The following links provide you with information about specific aspects of e-safety. If you have any questions or need paper copies, please do not hesitate to contact the school office.

NSPCC provides you with information about how to talk to children about the risks of sexting - and what you can do to protect them (Please follow the link to access the information)

Live Streaming
Thinkuknow provides detailed information about a popular feature of lots apps and platforms. By understanding the risks of live streaming you can help your child to stay safe when they are online.

Thinkuknow  have produced a new three-episode animation for 8-10 year olds which helps them to learn how to spot pressuring and manipulative behaviour online and to stay safe from other risks they might encounter online.
E-safety Guides for Parents

The following documents are aimed at providing parents with the necessary guidance to support their children to make the correct choices when using Social Media. Paper copies are also available from the School Office.