Addington School

Online Safety Information


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 regard to its safety and security.

This page contains essential information on how to keep students safe online.


Please help us grow this knowledge base by emailing us 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.

Key Information


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


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.  

Staying Safe on Social Media


Please email any questions or concerns to -



Useful Links



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

UK Safer Internet Centre - Detailed guidance and resources for parents


Internet Safety Advice from Wokingham Borough Council