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E-Safety & Safeguarding

At Riverside, we believe that E-Safety is a critical part of protecting the wellbeing and safety of our pupils online. We believe it is important for us to work in partnership with you as a parent, to keep pupils safe online.

Please click the links below for some useful E-Safety advice and resources.

Help you identify what you can or cannot trust when you go online.

Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online? Make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors

Get Safe Online

Cyber Security Advice

How to set Internet Parental Controls (NSPCC)

Nintendo Switch Parental Controls - All tech devices come with parental controls, but they're not always easy to find or understand and can differ quite significantly from device to device. The Nintendo Switch, which is a very popular device, has a range of parental controls, such as browser access, restricting games based on age, chat settings and more and more. 

Managing Screen Time - Guidance about helping their children to develop a healthy relationship with technology. Internet Matters have a series of tips and guides to help with this including setting up parental controls, finding other activities to do, agreeing on boundaries and more. 


Little Digital Helps Toolkit
This is a really useful toolkit for anyone who may be unsure about what parental features are      available on their children's devices. Put together by Internet Matters and Tesco it takes around 8 minutes to answer a few questions and then receive a tailored toolkit.

Children's Online Safety Test and Tips for Parents

Safer Internet Organisation
Key questions around ensuring the internet is a place, and signposting for answers. It hard to keep up with all the changes!
The Parent safe site, keeping your children safe online and beyond.
Supporting children and young people with SEND online

Roblox Checklist 2023
Roblox is one of the most popular games out there. Roblox and SWGfL have collaborated together and created a checklist which includes:

  • How to report abuse.
  • How to block users.
  • Setting up a parent control pin.
  • And more.

Online Safety Talk for Families - March 2023 & Links

Parent Guide to TikTok

Safer Internet Day 2022

Swoosh and Glide - a series of 4 story puzzles to get the conversation going whilst showing the children how to use digital technologies in a safe and positive way

DITTO Online Safety Magazine - May 2021

DITTO Online Safety Magazine - March 2021

DITTO Online Safety Magazine - January 2021

Google Approved Apps

TiKTok Family Pairing - how to customise safety settings 

Safer Internet Resources

Momo Challenge Advice for Parents

Safer Internet Day 2019 

Ditto Online Safety Magazine - January 2019

YouTube Online Safety Guide for Parents

DITTO Online Safety Magazine - October 2018

DITTO Online Safety Magazine - September 2018

DITTO Online Safety Magazine - June 2018 -  YouTube Special

DITTO Online Safety Magazine - April 2018

DITTO Online Safety Magazine - January 2018