Addington School

Online Safety

We live in an ever evolving world of technology and Social Media. Along with the huge benefits this provides, it also raises questions and challenges with regards to its safety and security.


Please help us grow this knowledge base by emailing us with any questions or information. We will anonymously post your questions with advice, so that everyone can learn from the real challenges faced by accessing these technologies.


Keeping Safe online E-book

Fifteen Apps parents should know about


These videos were featured at a Parents Evenings and take a look at online safety at Addington, as well as cyber-bullying, what to do and, just as importantly, what not to do! There are also some tips and tricks to staying safe online and managing your devices. If you prefer, you can download the full video here.


If you have any questions, please get in touch.   

Knowledge Base

Devices -- How to secure your devices and set restrictions.


Apps -- App specific advice for safety and privacy.


Internet filtering -- Tips for securing and restricting your WiFi.


This is a link to online safety checklists https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/teachers-and-school-staff/teaching-resources/social-media-checklists

and online safety features for various social networks and websites



Below is a document from Thames Valley Police, giving advice on how to deal with indecent images.


Online Safety around Minecraft.


Online safety advice for FIFA


Online safety advice for KIK Messenger app


Online safety advice for Twitch

Commonly Asked Questions



Please email any questions you want answered to:


We will use your questions to make an anonymous question and answer section on this page, so that we can all learn how to stay safe.


No question is a silly question, so please write in.


Tom Gray,

ICT manager 


Useful Links



The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre has advice for parents and games for children to learn about online safety