How to Support Children to Build Safer Online Connections | Primary

Available on demand


CPD Certification Logo

$69.12

You will be invoiced £50 as we are based in the United Kingdom.

Available on demand


Pay by invoice

Pay via invoice

OR

Pay by card

Pay via card

or

Become a Certified School and access our webinars for free

Certified Schools can access this webinar by logging into the learning hub.

find out about membership

About The Webinar

How to Support Children to Build Safer Online Connections | Primary

Webinar Duration: 48 minutes (approx.)

This webinar will provide senior leaders, designated safeguarding leads and teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on how to support children of primary school age in choosing, building and maintaining online connections which are healthy, beneficial and safe.

Ofcom’s children and parents’ media use and attitudes report 2020/21 found that four in ten young people reported using social media sites or apps below the minimum age requirement (commonly set at 13). During this period of rapid mental development when children are excited to explore the digital world, staff must be equipped to advise them on what constitutes a positive online connection – and how to spot the warning signs of a potentially harmful online situation.

In this webinar, Dr Rina Bajaj, counselling psychologist with almost 20 years’ experience of working with children, explains why forming attachments is so vital for children, explores which apps and platforms they tend to use for making connections at this age and answers genuine online safety questions from primary school pupils.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the concept of safety in the context of both real-world and online relationships.

  • Recognising the signs of risk factors associated with unsafe relationships, and evaluating variables which can make certain children more vulnerable to these risks.

  • Assimilating the tools to speak to children confidently about online safety, including issues related to grooming, sexualised behaviour and consent.

  • Discovering appropriate ways to communicate effectively and supportively with children about engaging in safe relationships online.

  • Identifying trusted, helpful resources that can be used with pupils within a primary school setting.

Dr. Rina Bajaj

About The Expert

Dr. Rina Bajaj

Rina is a counselling psychologist with almost 20 years’ experience in mental health, working with children, adolescents and adults.
Find out more

Certified School Programme

Our Whole School Community Approach to Online Safety Training

Our Certified School Programme is a complete solution for schools to implement an effective approach to online safety.

It has been designed by education professionals to meet the statutory online safety safeguarding duties outlined in the Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) September 2020 guidance.

My CPD Preview

Whole School Community Training

CPD accredited training for the whole school community, including, DSLs, teachers, school staff, parents and carers.

Monthly Online Safety Update Service

Supporting schools to stay on top of online safety related news, social media updates, gaming updates and evolving online issues.

Meet DfE Statutory Safeguarding Requirements

Designed by education professionals to meet the statutory online safety statutory duties outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) September 2020.

NOS Certified School Accreditation

Accreditation for your school including a certified school plaque when you meet our approval criteria.

Dedicated Online Safety eLearning Hub

Implement training to all staff and parents with just one click and report on course access and completion.

Resources, Lesson Plans and Parent Guides

Access to our Resource Hub containing over 50 platform guides and lesson plans in online safety.

Still Have Questions?

Interested in becoming a member? Contact us today to find out more.

An Online Safety Advisor will be in touch within 24 hours