GLF Schools

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

Online Safety

How to help keep your children safe:

Family Agreement - to help decide as a family how you are going to be safe online. 

Family-Agreement.pdf

Have you set up parental controls on your devices? Parental Controls & Privacy Settings Guides | Internet Matters gives guidance on how to do this on any device. 

Look into Google Family or Apple Family to support children on staying safe on their mobile devices and generate healthy habits. 

 

Online Gaming

Net Aware, produced by O2 and NSPCC, is a guide for parents to 39 of the most popular sites, apps and games that young people use.  https://www.net-aware.org.uk/ 

Gaming guide for Pre-schoolers - Internet Matters

Gaming guide for Pre-teens - Internet Matters

Gaming guide for Teens - Internet Matters

 

Guide to Unique and Amazing Video Games | Internet Matters (Support in finding age-appropriate games)

Genres in gaming - Internet Matters (Support in understanding different types of games)

 

 

Age Restrictions - 

This website (https://www.internetmatters.org/resources/what-age-can-my-child-start-social-networking/) gives guidance on age restrictions of social media apps. 

 

 

Children with SEND

Internet Matters have produced a guide to supporting children with SEND and online gaming. 

There is also lots more information and guidance for parents on their website: Online gaming safely - supporting children with SEND | Internet Matters 

 

Balancing Screen Time
Screen time tips to support 0-5 yrs | Resources - Internet Matters 

Screen time tips for 5-7 yrs - KS1 | Resources - Internet Matters

Screen time tips for 7-11 yrs - KS2 | Resources- Internet Matters

Creating a balanced digital diet with screen time tips | Internet Matters

 

Cyber Bullying:

Cyberbullying conversation starters guide: 6 – 10 year olds - Internet Matters

Cyberbullying conversation starters guide: 11 – 13 year olds - Internet Matters

Digital Resilience Toolkit: 6 – 10 year olds - Internet Matters

Digital Resilience Toolkit: 11 – 13 year olds - Internet Matters