The internet is a great way to discover, create and connect with people. Issues around the safe use of the internet and cyberbullying are few and far between but they do happen, in all walks of life.
The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College proactively promotes e-safety and the prevention of cyber bullying. Bullying in any form has no place at The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College.
If you have any queries or wish to report an issue to the school, please use the ‘Contact Us’ page or alternatively contact the Pastoral Manager for the relevant year group using the details provided on this page: click here.
The main risks or problems associated with the internet and mobile technology are:
- Online reputation.
- Social networking.
- Online grooming.
- Video chat and webcams.
- Location services.
- Premium rate content.
Below are some great websites to help students and parents get the most out of your technology, use the internet responsibly and to keep you and those you care about safe on the internet.
Advice for parents and carers: setting up parental controls
In addition to parental controls offered by your internet service provider (ISP), some devices, such as games consoles, tablets and smart phones have additional settings. Please read the Parents’ Guide to Technology produced by the Safer Internet Centre for more information.