SHARP is a selection of web pages all about e-Safety. e-Safety means staying safe when using the internet and other technology. Click on the menu buttons to the right of this page to go to different pages to find information, support and guidance about e-Safety. Spring Brook wants you to be able to use different technology in school but to make sure everyone is safe and respected there are rules for all pupils and students to follow.

At home, there are lots of resources parents and carers may find useful including:

  • a wealth of information from the UK Safer Internet Centre including a guide on how to set up parental controls on your home internet here
  • lots of good advice from the NSPCC on how to keep children safe online here including their #ShareAware campaign highlighting the dangers of sharing information and images
  • the NSPCC have also reviewed a range of social networks, apps and games and produced a guide to the ones children use most here
  • a digital parenting guide produced by Vodaphone here
  • a guide to the different live streaming apps here
  • useful e-Safety advice when buying technology for young people from Childnet here
  • a US based website which reviews video games, films and books and gives parents guidance on their suitability for particular age groups here