Skip to content ↓
Contact Us

E-Safety Updates

E-Safety advice and updates for parents.

Page 1

  • 11/02/19

    Family Internet Use Plan

    On Wednesday 6th February 2019 Mike Clark from C:The Box delivered a session about pupil Internet use at West Park Academy.  He talked about how children use the Internet and the potential risks they face. 
    Read Full Story
  • 09/12/18

    E-Safety parent session cancelled

    Sadly, due to low numbers the E-Safety parent event scheduled for Monday 10th December will be postponed.
    Read Full Story
  • 03/12/18


    Across Darlington it has been noticed that Twitch is becoming increasingly popular with primary aged children.  Twitch has a minimum age limit of 13+ and there are concerns over the content users may broadcast.  There is some general information about Twitch below and at the bott...
    Read Full Story
  • 06/09/18

    New Term, New Devices?

    Net Aware have created a handy website full of tips, tricks and advice regarding setting up parental controls on new devices.
    Read Full Story
  • 30/06/18

    Social Media Parental Advice

    The UKCCIS (UK Council for Child Internet Safety) have produced some guidance for parents about children's social media use.
    Read Full Story
  • 24/04/18


    We have noticed a number of children talking about and imitating some of the moves from the incredibly popular game Fortnite.  We would like to share a web page which gives you an excellent parents guide to the game, which is rated as a PEGI 12.
    Read Full Story
  • 20/03/18

    Random Chat Apps

    We have heard of an increasing number of children using random chat websites and apps.
    Read Full Story
  • 18/03/18

    Set Up Safe

    Internet Matters have produced an excellent website which shows you how to enable parental controls on your devices.
    Read Full Story
  • 27/02/18

    Gaming Advice

    We would like to share with you a resource aimed at helping parents to understand the games children play.
    Read Full Story
  • 05/02/18

    Safer Internet Day 2018

    Safer Internet Day 2018 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 6th February with the slogan ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: a better internet starts with you.’
    Read Full Story
  • 31/01/18


    There are an increasing number of warnings of misuse in the popular app Roblox.
    Read Full Story
  • 10/01/18

    Sarahah - Messaging App

    We have been informed there are an increasing number of reports of children in Darlington being bullied online through the use of the anonymous messaging app 'Sarahah'.
    Read Full Story