Online Safety

Welcome to our Onine Safety page where you will find useful links and information to help you stay safe, or to help if things are not as they should be.

Firstly our school encourages all our pupils to be SMART online…


Below are links to great sites that help pupils understand what being SMART in our digital world looks like.


CEOP is the place to go if you need advice or help over anything you feel uncomfortable with. Also there are great activities at THINK U KNOW to help you get the most out of the Web


Kidsmart is the place if you want to brush up on the web – stay safe, stay SMART!


For more information why not try out some of the other sites below…Safe Surfing!


Follow the adventures of the Smart crew in these cartoons.

Ahoy me hearties!!!


Follow Hector and his friends to learn how to stay safe online

Parents and Carers

Many issues that arise online can be quickly and simply solved by talking with both parties involved. Please feel free to contact the school and meet with you pupils teacher if your child is having issues with other pupils online so that we can help. These will be dealt with in accordance to our ICT policy and AUAs (links can be found at the bottom of this page).

As a parent or carer, in this fast changing world, you can sometimes feel that you do not know enough or how to keep your child safe online. The UK Safer Internet Centre is a site that is there to help YOU through the online maze. Please use the links below to access the main site and other important pages.



Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online

Social media help – safety features available on popular social networks

Need help? – for reporting criminal activity, inappropriate content and scams


The NSPCC site provides a range of support services for parents seeking to navigate the online world.


Reviews for what your kids want to watch, play or use.
Trusted ratings created with families in mind.


Please click HERE for further information.







NEW! How to Keep Kids Safe on YouTube [Full Guide 2022]


CBBC – One Direction Parody Song – “Who do you share your details with?”

Stay safe on the internet – Youtube

Safe Online feat’ Low Road & Windmill Music Federation – Youtube

Devices and Games Consoles

Setting up an Apple device for your child

Setting up an Android device for your child

Setting up an Amazon Fire device for your child

Setting up a PS4 for your child

Setting up an XBOX for your child

Setting up a Nintendo Switch for your child


Adults and Professionals

In our online world, it isn’t just young people who need to be SMART online, as adults and professionals we can also need support. Along with the regular USIC website, there is also the Professionals Online Safety Helpline for anyone who works with children on a paid for or voluntary basis.


Professional reputation

Social Media Advice

The Educator: Best Practice on Social Media for Teachers






ICT Policy and Acceptable Use Agreements

Below are the links to the ICT policy for Balfour Junior School and our Acceptable User agreements (AUAs). All pupils, parents, carers, staff and community users are expected to adhere to these.

Images for websites and projects

Please click HERE to be directed to a list of websites providing images. Please note many of these photographs are free from copyright restrictions or licensed under creative commons public domain dedication. This means you can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.

However, some photos may require attribution. Always check before use.