National Online Safety – Guidance for Parents and Carers The online world is posing an ever-increasing risk to children. It is important that schools, parents and carers work together to take an active role in teaching children about online dangers and how to act safely when using the internet. We are therefore delighted to announce Penrice Academy are committed to protecting our pupils online. We have worked with National Online Safety to deliver an interactive online workshop for all our parents & carers. Just one of the guides available to parents at the National Online Safety website The course can be taken at your own convenience and covers: Information about online dangers and the newest platforms What online risks to look out for and how to protect your child Please find below the URL you need to visit to register your account. Please make sure you select ‘Parent’ from the ‘Account Type’ drop down option. If this step is not followed, then your registration options will be limited. http://nationalonlinesafety.com/enrol/penrice-academy Once you have registered, you will be able to access the “Online Safety for Parents, Carers’ course, and National Online Safety’s Resources (which includes 50+ online platform guides on the latest social media channels and games). This aims to help empower parents with the knowledge to protect their children from the dangers of the internet. If you have any questions, have trouble accessing the course, or see different resources in your account other than the ‘Online Safety Course for Parents and Carers 2019/20’ the ‘Resource Hub’ and the ‘Monthly Update Service’ – please contact the customer service team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 08003688061.