The online world is posing an ever-increasing risk to children and 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.

It is also important that schools, parents and carers work together to take an active role in teaching children about the online dangers and how to act safely on the internet.

We are therefore delighted to announce that Banister Primary School has shown our commitment to protecting our pupils online and has been accredited as a National Online Safety Certified School.

As a NOS certified school we are able to deliver an interactive online workshop for all of our parents & carers, which can be accessed at a time that suits you. The course is regularly updated so please feel free to use the material frequently. it covers:

  • Information about online dangers and the newest platforms
  • What online risks to look out for and how to protect your child
  • Interactive quizzes to check your understanding

Please find below the URL you need to visit to register your account. You will need to complete your details and select “I am a: Parent/Carer” from the dropdown:

https://lms.nationalonlinesafety.com/school/banister

Once you have registered, you will be able to access the “Online Safety for Parents and 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.

We hope you find the course useful; keep an eye on our Twitter feed for update to date information from National Online Safety relating to online dangers .