Alerts

TikTok Challenge

It is important to be aware that dares and challenges do appear on social media sites. Age limits are there for a reason and young children often don’t have the maturity or knowledge to recognise the risks that are inherent in some dares.

Prevent

The Commission for Countering Terrorism suggests that the pandemic has increased social division and intolerance.

Anti-Bullying Week

The theme of Anti-Bullying week (16-20 November) this year is ‘United Against Bullying’. This encourages us to work together and all do our part to build a better, kinder world.

Loot Boxes

In-game purchases are common in many online games and, in the case of loot boxes, players are encouraged to spend money (either real or virtual) on random items.

Digital Wellbeing

Low mental wellbeing over a period of time can lead to an increased likelihood of developing a mental health problem.

Online Friendships

Video chat can make our online interactions almost as good as meeting in person. However, there can be disadvantages.

Online Gaming

Online gaming, especially when schools are closed, gives an opportunity to socialise with school friends, avoid boredom and generally have fun.

Digital Footprint

A digital footprint consists of all our traceable online activitysuch as texts, comments, photos and videos posted and shared.

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