e-Safety is an important part of keeping children safe in the modern world, and teaching children how to be safe online is a responsibility that we all share.

If you are a parent/carer of a Marden High student and have a particular concern regarding e-Safety, please contact the appropriate head of year:

Year 7: Miss Laing [email protected]

Year 8: Mrs Stafford [email protected]

Year 9: Mr Swain [email protected]

Year 10: Mr Topping [email protected]

Year 11: Mr Prytherch [email protected]

Every week we will post a new tip below to help students regarding their safety and conduct online.

Here’s an update about chatting to strangers online:

Here’s some information on fun and friendly competition:

If you were unable to attend Miss Laing’s e-Safety Information evening during December, please see these slides for more information:

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The Ofcom Media report 2024:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Snapchat:

Here are some great tips about how to manage exam stress:

Here are some top tips for parents and carers about Clickbait:

Here are some top tips about encouraging open conversations at home:

…and some information on healthy sleeping habits:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Tekken 8:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Online Bullying:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Online Dating and Relationships:


Here’s what parents and carers need to know about ‘Monkey’:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about ‘Persuasive Design’ online?

Here is some smartphone advice, and how to navigate the world of online dating for 13-19 year-olds:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about setting up parental controls on any new devices:

Here’s what parents and carer’s need to know about online hate speech:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about TikTok:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about WhatsApp:


Here’s what parents and carers need to know about ‘E-Sports’:


Here’s what parents and carers need to know about ‘Online Challenges’:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about ‘Send It’:


Here’s what parents and carers need to know about age ratings:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about ‘Cross-Platform Sharing’:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about ‘Sadfishing’:

Here’s what parents and cares need to know about social pressures linked to ‘Friends and Followers’.

Here’s Ofcom’s 2021 report about Media use and attitudes, with some accompanying statistics:


Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Roblox:

Here are 10 tips to help keep you child safe online:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Minecraft:

Here are 7 tips to help students safely express themselves online:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Group Chats:

 

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about looking after your wellbeing online:


Here’s what parents and carers need to know about the Metaverse:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about your child using their Xbox:


Here’s what parents and carers need to know about your child using their PS5:

Here’s some further information on Social Media and Mental Health:

Here’s a guide on how to challenge Equality online:

Here’s what you need to know about Friends and Followers on social media:

Here’s a fact sheet about the social pressures linked to Likes on social media:

Here’s some #AskTheAwkward help sheets for parents and carers:


Here’s what parents and carers need to know about about BeReal:


Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Video Streaming Apps and Sites:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Social Media and Mental Health:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Online Bullying:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Influencers:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about Fifa:

Following the holiday period, some Christmas themed advice about online safety tips for children who might have received new devices as gifts:

Here’s what parents and carers need to know about YouTube: