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5 Key Principles for Engaging Parents with Online Safety

Parental engagement is fundamental to the success of safeguarding children online. In honour of Safer Internet Day 2019we've put together a blog post containing tips and resources to help you engage parents with online safety.

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Switched on Online Safety launch

We're delighted to be launching NEW Switched on Online Safety! Enter the competition to be in with a chance of winning a free key stage pack.

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Celebrate Safer Internet Day 2017

Today, we are joining together with hundreds of thousands of young people and thousands of organisations around the world to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children.

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Andrea Carr MD and Founder of Rising Stars is delighted to announce the launch of Achieve Online Mathematics

The first two resources ever published by Rising Stars were two revision guides: Achieve Level 5 English and Achieve Level 5 Maths, edited in the spare bedroom of my house in Bromley and published with much trepidation in 2002. I can hardly believe that was fourteen years ago! I’m fortunate enough to have brilliant colleagues and they have spent the last year or so developing the latest generation of Achieve resources – Achieve Online Mathematics which will launch in July 2016.

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5 tools for engaging parents in internet safety

There are several ways to engage parents and the wider school community in working with children to keep safe. Here are 5 ideas that can be shared via your school newsletter or website.

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Internet Safety Day

Tuesday 9th February is Safer Internet Day!  Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.  Have a look at some of the resources available on the UK Safter internet centre and the list of tools and advice available from Switched on Computing.


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What are the key ingredients for a school that wants to be eSafe

What are the key ingredients for a school that wants to be eSafe?  Hear from Amanda Jackson, Inspector Standards and Effectiveness – Computing and eSafety at HES, about the key considerations for Pupils, Staff and Parents as well as information on the key e-safety policies.

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