Online safety advice
Where schools provide access to iOS technology (Apple iPads) ICT staff should set age appropriate restrictions prior to issuing the devices to children.
Victim blaming is any language or action that implies that a person is partially or wholly responsible for abuse that has happened to them. It is harmful and can wrongfully place responsibility, shame or blame onto a victim.
As its name suggests, a decoy app is a mobile application designed for the purpose of misdirection. It presents itself as one thing, while it actually does another.
A great place to start to make children and young people safer online is to ensure that children and their parents or carers are creating strong passwords that they routinely change.
‘Sexting’ is when someone sends or receives a sexually explicit text, image or video on their mobile phone, computer or tablet.