We have put together a number of documents and websites which you may find useful.

Hand-held Devices

The following documents give important information regarding hand-held devices that allow access to the internet, for example; iPods, iPads, Kindles and Smart Phones.


Facebook is used by many children but is aimed at those aged 13 and over. The following document gives essential information regarding privacy settings and safe use of Facebook.

Digital Leaders

At Outwood Primary Academy Lofthouse Gate we use Digital Leaders to raise the profile for the effective, creative and safe use of technology across our school.

The role of a Digital Leaders equips the children with enterprising and life skills needed in the future and acts as a springboard to inspire others with innovative skills.

The role of being a Digital Leader builds their confidence and self-esteem and also supports effective use of technology across the academy.

The Digital Leaders aim to support young people to be safe, healthy and succeed online. They will be taking an active role in promoting online safety developing effective strategies for keeping safe and making a positive contribution online.

Additional Resources

The following websites are a useful source of information for parents and children regarding safe internet use.

This short, 10 minute cartoon, produced for CEOP, is designed to keep young children (5-7) safe whilst online.

CEOPs Thinkuknow education programme helps children (7-11) to understand how to stay safe online.

Click the link below for advice about safe ways to game, chat and share online.