E-Safety Updates Dec 2020

E Safety Update - 02-12-20 
There have been some issues within Year 5, where children have been using SNAPCHAT inappropriately. 
Can we remind parents that SNAPCHAT is a 13+ app and not appropriate for primary age children. 

Snapchat is a photo sharing app for mobile phones and tablets. The app allows users to share images for a limited number of seconds, chat with users before messages disappear, and share images with their friends list through a ‘story’.

Below is a guide to support you to keep your child safe online.

In this guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as location privacy, sexting and addictive features.


Among Us 

Among Us is one of the most popular games of 2020. A space-themed ‘social deduction game’ where 4-10 players take on the guise of Crewmates, who must complete various tasks around their spaceship, while randomly selected Imposters must try their hardest to sabotage the others’ efforts. The Imposters have to remain undetected through rounds of voting to win. While Among Us is a largely safe game, it’s still prudent to be aware of any potential risks young ones might encounter when playing.

In the guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as hacking, mild violence and inappropriate language.