What is E-Safety?
E-safety is the safe use of information systems and electronic communications, including the internet, mobile phones and games consoles. It is important that children and young people understand the benefits, risks and responsibilities of using information technology.
- E-safety concerns safeguarding children and young people in the digital world.
- E-safety emphasises learning to understand and use new technologies in a positive way.
- E-safety is less about restriction and more about education about the risks as well as the benefits so we can feel confident online.
- E-safety is concerned with supporting children and young people to develop safer online behaviours both in and out of school.