E- Safety

Below you will find information of upcoming events relating to E-Safety as well as some useful sites and tips to help you keep up to date with the digital era.


Upcoming Events


10 Ways to Stay Safe Online & Protect your Digital Footprint

  1. Don’t post any personal information online – like your address, email address or mobile number.
  2. Think carefully before posting pictures or videos of yourself. Once you’ve put a picture of yourself online most people can see it and may be able to download it, it’s not just yours anymore.
  3. Keep your privacy settings as high as possible
  4. Never give out your passwords
  5. Don’t befriend people you don’t know
  6. Don’t meet up with people you’ve met online. Speak to your parent or carer about people suggesting you do
  7. Remember that not everyone online is who they say they are
  8. Think carefully about what you say before you post something online- #THINK B4 U POST
  9. Respect other people’s views, even if you don’t agree with someone else’s views doesn’t mean you need to be rude
  10. If you see something online that makes you feel uncomfortable, unsafe or worried:leave the website, turn off your computer if you want to and tell a trusted adult immediately.

Helpful Checklists

E-Safety Advice

Follow these tips for greater social media privacy:


Facebook – checking and changing your privacy settings

  • Go to Privacy (there is a Privacy Shortcuts button on the top of the page)
  • On ‘Who can see my stuff?’ click ‘Friends’
  • On ‘Who can contact me’ click ‘Strict Filtering’
  • For ‘Who can send me Friend Requests’ click ‘Friends of Friends’
  • There is also an option here to Block people

Facebook – remove unwanted tags from multiple photos

  • Go to your activity log
  • Click ‘Photos’ in the left column
  • Select the photos from which you’d like to remove a tag; click ‘Report/remove tags’
  • Click ‘Untag photos’
  • Removed tags will no long appear on the post or photo will still be visable to the audience it’s shared with.

Twitter – Protect tweets so that only your followers can see them

  • Go to your account’s ‘Secruity and privacy’ settings
  • Scroll down to the ‘Tweet privacy’ section and check the box next to ‘Protect my tweets’
  • Click the blue ‘Save’ button at the bottom of the page. You will be prompted to enter your password to confirm the changes.

Instagram – Set photos to private so only your followers can see them

On iOS

  • Tap ‘Edit your profile’ next to your profile picture
  • Turn on the ‘Posts are private’ setting and then tap ‘Done’
  • If you have an android phone, tap the check mark instead to save your changes.

Useful Links