Please find below a selection of on line safety resources specifically aimed at supporting pupils and families during this period of school closure.
Sandgate School has an E-Safety Policy which can be found by clicking here http://www.sandgateschool.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/E-safety-policy-2016.pdf
We also have a full list of on-line safety resources that are available year round and is not Coronavirus specific information. This information can be found by clicking here http://www.sandgateschool.org.uk/online-safety/
UK Government Advice
Whilst there are huge benefits to being online in order to stay connected to family and friends during this period, the government recognises many parents may feel concerned about the activities and content their children are accessing. This guidance outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to receive support and advice.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for parents and carers to keep children safe online (Published 14 April 2020) –
Social Media Information
Social Media and Apps
As families and young people will be using social media more frequently at this time, we are sharing some information about the advantageous uses of these, but also possible risks associated with specific apps.