Always be careful when you are using the internet. It can help you to keep in touch with your friends and help your education – but it can also cause harm – to you and to others.
Remember help is always available at school if you are having any problems online, just speak to any adult who will listen to your problem.
Below are some useful websites with helping you stay safe online:
Top tips for staying safe online:
- Make sure you keep passwords, telephone numbers and personal information (such as your name and location) to yourself.
- Keep your social media accounts protected so people have to request to see your content. Remember if you post comments, pictures or videos on other people's profiles then all of their followers can see this as well!
- Be very careful with speaking to strangers online, you don't know who they are and they could be pretending to be someone they are not.
- Remember the SMART rules: