As part of our continued commitment to education and keeping our children safe at Westrop primary, we have adopted the common sense digital literacy E-safety scheme. This is to ensure that we provide our children with the best and most up to date information to keep them safe. As part of this each class will focus on a different area of online safety each term and this through-out the year will develop their own knowledge and understanding of how to stay safe.

In order to keep both the children and staff safe at school we all agree to the safe practices and procedures outlined in our E-safety policy. If you would like more information please feel free to read the policy.

If you feel you would like additional information or support on ensuring your child’s safety online, we hold an E-safety update annually in February. Alternatively there are links on this page to other agencies which provide support and you can also ask your child’s class teacher.

Background to the Click CEOP button and CEOP Safety Centre

The Click CEOP button

The Click CEOP button (pictured below) is an asset of the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command. The CEOP Command works to protect children from the harm of sexual abuse and exploitation both online and offline.

The button has been developed to offer children, young people, parents/carers and professionals working with these groups with a simple and convenient mechanism for gaining access to trusted online safety advice, help and support. It also provides access to an online mechanism for reporting known or suspected child sexual exploitation or child sexual abuse directly to CEOP. This is offered as a convenient and potentially less [OFFICIAL]

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intimidating method of reporting these sensitive types of crime, alternative to face-to-face and telephone reporting to local police forces.

The CEOP Safety Centre

The Click CEOP button provides a gateway to the CEOP Safety Centre, an area of the CEOP website offering:

· advice on a range of online safety issues, such as hacking and cyberbullying;

· signposting to NCA-CEOP partners offering help and support on issues outside of CEOP’s remit, such as ChildLine and BeatBullying;

· reporting of suspected or known child sex offender activity directly to CEOP for investigation.