Online Safety

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, all members of the school community are expected to adhere to our Online Safety Policy.

As technology and online activities change, evolve and update frequently, it can be hard for parents and carers to keep up to date with what children may access online. Please see below links to websites with advice and information for parents and carers, resources to support online safety and where to go for advice if you are upset or concerned by something you have seen online.

The following websites offer advice and information to parents about staying safe online: 

BBC Own It  – Short programmes on aspects of staying safe and happy, including online. 

Childnet – Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children. 

Common Sense Media – Reviews films, TV shows and games giving honest age related reviews for parents. 

Dorset Police Online Safety – helping parents keep their children safe online. 

Internet Matters – Helping parents keep their children safe online. 

Net Aware – Guide to Apps, games and social media sites – NSPCC and O2 

NSPCC Online Safety  – A site to help you understand the risks and keep your child safe; from setting up parental controls to advice on sexting, online games and videos 

Parent Info – Help and advice for families in a digital world (CEOP and Parent Zone) 

South West Grid for Learning – The South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) are a charity ensuring children benefit from technology, free from harm. 

Think U Know – Links to 6 Thinkuknow websites for advice about stayinf safe when you’re on a phone, tablet or computer. 

UK Safer Internet Centre – Tips, advice, guides and resources to keep your children safe online 

Vodafone – Helping your family live a better digital life. 

These websites can be visited for help and advice if something online has upset or concerned you: 

CEOP – A police agency where you can report worrying or unsafe online activity. 

Internet Watch Foundation – A place to report illegal content found on the internet confidentially and anonymously. 

Report Harmful Content – A place to report any harmful online content provided by UK Safer Internet Centre and operated by SWGfL. 

True Vision – A website to report any hate crime. 

Want to contact us?

Feel free to give us a call during school hours, or send us an email using the address provided.

Please contact Niamh Vercoe or Georgie Morton in the school office.


Charmouth Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment procedures are followed for staff and regular volunteers and visitors.

Charmouth Primary School