The guidance on this page is aimed at all users of e-technology - students, parents, teachers, governors and the community. 

The Internet and Cyberspace are great ways to connect with people and with the World. They are technologies to enjoy and explore, and are going to play an ever-increasing part in our lives. However, as we all know, this will involve risks and dangers: we all need to be aware of these and need to acquire and develop the knowledge and skills to reduce and avoid them. We have produced this document as a reminder to us all of some basic cyber-wisdom. These suggestions are based on advice provided by respected sources in the field..

‘Think Before You Post’ - remember personal information that you post online can accessed by anyone.

Do you know how to stay safe online complete the following quizzes and see.
Teach ICT Internet Safety Quizzes

If you experience Cyber bullying remember the following points.

Advice for the safe use of mobile phones:

Advice for the safe use of the Internet:

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Please be aware of the possible dangers posed by Social Media and in particular Snapchat app for smart phones.

Here is a link to a set of guides for parents on popular social media sites

We would recommend that you visit the Net Aware website that explains the risks of a number of social media websites.

There is a link to Net Aware on the Wigan Safeguarding Children’s Board website:

or you can find it at



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