Lochinver House Preparatory School takes online safety very seriously and the topic forms part of both the PSHEE and Computing Curriculum for pupils. In April 2016, we invited Karl Hopwood, previously a primary school headteacher and now an independent expert, to speak to boys in Year 5 to 8. He returned in February 2017 to provide online safety workshops for boys in Reception to Year 4 and a presentation to parents. Information and resources for parents are shared below.
Computer games can be fun and educational. You can check the suitability of computer games by looking at the PEGI rating. Please be aware that the PEGI rating considers the suitability of the game content, not the level of difficulty!
Digital Parenting Magazine
Now in its fifth edition, Digital Parenting magazine has vital, up-to-date information for parents at both primary and secondary schools. This issue looks at when to get your child's first phone, what technology is right for different stages and how parents can make the most of their children's digital future - along with nine practical pages of how-to guides to setting up parental controls. The latest digital edition of Digital Parenting magazine is available to view here.