On Wednesday 13th November, Ann Edwards hosted the Internet Café evening for Upper Key Stage Two pupils and parents. This evening gave parents the opportunity to sit with their children and talk about how to stay safe online. Please follow the link and watch the wonderful presentation the Digital Leaders gave to the parents: https://ann-edwards-church-of-england-primary school.primarysite.media/media/digital-leaders-internet-cafe. Using the NSPCC apps and the E-safety Platform, they looked at and agreed suitable apps considering the pros and cons from each other’s perspective. The uptake and feedback was very positive and parents stated that:
'It was good to have a proper discussion about some of the apps, especially TikTok.'
'We thought it was good to discuss the pros and cons of each app and decide together on whether the apps were appropriate.'
'It was helpful to understand the ratings and age limits for all of the apps.'
'With the help of the Internet Café, I now know the appropriate age rating of the apps.'
During the session, parents were directed to the NSPCC online safety advice https://www.net-aware.org.uk/networks/ . Net Aware is the O2 and NSPCC guide for parents to the most popular sites, apps and games that young people use. This website provides parents with the information they need to understand their child's online world and help keep them safe.