Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of any of our pupils please contact one of our Designated safeguarding leads Mrs Jill Turner, Miss Carla Pilgrim, Ms Janine Harries, Miss Rebecca Smith
Our Child Protection and Safeguarding policies can be found here:
Trust > Policies, Accounts & Formal Documents > Policies
At Heathlands Primary Academy we take internet safety very seriously.
Top Tips for E-Safety
For more advice visit the following websites (just click on the website names):
UK Safer Internet Centre. This website has three main functions: an Awareness Centre, a Helpline and a Hotline.
NSPCC Online Safety. For parents.
The Hector's World Safety Button allows children to use the internet safely.
Internet matters Checks on your devices plus lots of information
Sharing pictures online 7 ways to share your children's pictures online more safely
Below are some links children will find useful. On the parent page we have a lot more information on Internet safety for parents.
Childline has launched a website aimed at children under the age of 12. This provides age appropriate content on topics including: bullying, family, friends, feelings, school, abuse and staying safe. It also includes games and therapeutic tools for young visitors to play and express how they are feeling. It will be promoted through the NSPCC's Speak out Stay safe programme.
It can be hard to know how to talk to your child about online safety. From setting up parental controls to advice on sexting, online games and video apps, we can help you to understand the risks and keep your child safe.
Use this website to help you deal with any of these issues.
We know that a lot of children enjoy playing Roblox and there is always a concern over young children playing games online. The article below is information and support for parents who wish to setting up parental controls and encouraging healthy online play.
As a lot of the children will have been spending more time online, you might have been having more conversations about online safety. The link below is a useful tool as it is designed especially for parents to deliver online safety messages at home. The best way you can protect your child is to establish a positive relationship with them around their life online. Talk to them – not just once but have ongoing conversations as part of your family life.