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E-Safety advice and updates for parents.

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  • 30/06/20

    Tik Tok

    During lockdown many children and young people have been using a variety of popular streaming apps as a way of having fun, keeping in touch with friends and family and to meet new people. The most popular of these apps being TikTok.  A number of parents and staff from within Darlingto...
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  • 30/06/20

    Gaming Advice

    Gaming is incredibly popular with children at school and more so with the current situation of lockdown and the summer holidays fast approaching.  Here are a range of websites to help parents offering advice and guidance.
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  • 23/04/20

    Home Support - Online Safety

    Schools across the UK are now closed to most families. We know this is a difficult time for most parents and online use plays a part in this.  Think U Know have created a page to support families at home during school closures in relation to online use.
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  • 25/02/20

    Tik Tok

    Tik Tok is an increasingly popular social media platform for children aged 13+.  However some children in primary schools do access the service and have their own accounts.   Tik Tok have added a new Family Safety feature for parents to monitor their children's accounts.  See...
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  • 12/02/20

    Darlington Internet Safety Partnership

    Check out this great new site from DISP! The website aims to keep teachers, families and children up to date with the latest trends and information about keeping safe online!
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  • 11/02/20

    Gaming

    Gaming is incredibly popular amongst children at Primary age and it always comes up in discussions around keeping safe online. See the info below for some handy tips and guides.
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  • 10/02/20

    Safer Internet Day 2020

    Empower your child with safe choices they can make online instead of overwhelming them with restrictions. Let’s create an internet where you are #freetobe involved in your children’s online lives. Top tips this #SaferInternetDay. www.saferinternet.org.uk/sid-tips @UK_SIC
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  • 20/12/19

    Christmas Message

    It’s that time of the year  when families are buying lots of new gadgets and technology for their children for Christmas. Many children will be excitedly opening their presents on Christmas morning to find new mobile phones, tablets and games consoles and in a large number of cases these...
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  • 20/12/19

    Christmas Message

    It’s that time of the year  when families are buying lots of new gadgets and technology for their children for Christmas. Many children will be excitedly opening their presents on Christmas morning to find new mobile phones, tablets and games consoles and in a large number of cases these...
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  • 09/09/19

    Monkey App

    The e-safety team at the local authority have had multiple people contact them with concerns and questions about the popular app Monkey.  Here is some advice and information they have put together.
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  • 19/06/19

    Parental Controls

    Here are some useful links to show you how to set parental controls on Xbox One, PS4 and Switch.
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  • 05/03/19

    Digital Parenting

    Over the next few days your child should be bringing home this useful magazine about keeping safe online.
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