At Priory we consider online safety to be a crucial aspect of our pupils' education.  We consider it to be equally important that we provide support and guidance to parents on this very important subject.

Please also refer to the Pastoral Care page on this website.

Trust Ed

On Trust Ed, you will find lots of useful resources, news stories and videos specifically aimed at children 11-16, on subjects including alcohol, drugs, abuse, online safety and bullying.  You can also follow them on Facebook @Trusted2Know and Snapchat @Trusted2know. 

For further information, visit their website at

Report Online Material Promoting Terrorism or Extremism

You can make an anonymous report of illegal or harmful information, pictures or videos you’ve found on the internet by going to

Report Online Sexual Abuse

If you are worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you or your child online, you can make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisers by going to


Click here for further information about the work of NSPCC

Click here to find what they are currently working on regarding online safety

Parental Controls for Home Internet

Online activity can be monitored via your broadband provider to ensure that your child stays safe on the internet.  Parental controls help you decide what your child can access online.  Content filters reduce the chance of your children stumbling across inappropriate sites and you can monitor what your child has been looking at online.

Guides to broadband parental controls and internet safety for children

Using parental controls and privacy settings (Includes how to set controls for Hulu, Prime, Amazon Netflix and Disney+)

Online safety resources and information

Nest Lancashire – Visit their website at

Child Exploitation & Online Protection (CEOP) – Visit their website at

Online safety resources centre - Lots of useful resources and advice here for everyone, visit their website at

Online family agreement link

Have a conversation about staying safe online -

Parents’ guide to technology

Smart phones download guides and FAQs

Gaming device download guides and FAQs

Tablet download guides and FAQs

Smart TV guide

Reporting illegal or inappropriate online content

Resources for parents and carers

Parent Zone - A digital magazine for parents


To help parents understand the risks of using the Internet and new technologies, the following three websites provide detailed information.


A national crime agency website aimed at children and young people, their parents and educational professionals. It contains top tips for getting involved in your child’s online life. The aim of the website is to keep online parenting simple. There are many useful videos to help parents understand how their child may be using the Internet.

Internet Matters

This is website, created by the four largest UK Internet providers, is dedicated to providing information and advice about child Internet safety. This website is supported by several organisations including Childnet, Ofcom and The Child Exploitation & Online Protection centre (CEOP).

Learn about the issues facing young Internet users such as sexting, cyberbullying and online grooming.  Parents can also learn about the most popular apps that your child may be using in the apps guide for parents.

Educate Against Hate

This website gives parents practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.