Calling all parents and carers! Have you signed up to our National Online Safety Platform?

The online world poses an ever-increasing risk to children, and it is important that schools, parents and carers work together to take an active role in teaching children about online dangers. Learning how to act safely when using the internet is an incredibly important part of safeguarding our children.

West Bromwich Collegiate Academy is committed to protecting our pupils online by working with National Online Safety – providing resources for all parents and carers.

The resources include Parents & Carers courses, online video resources and weekly guides covering a huge range of topics, including:

·       Online Relationships

·       Fake Profiles & Social Bots

·       Online Bullying

·       Online Grooming

·       Child Sexual Exploitation

·       Sexual Harassment & Violence

·       Sexting

·       Live Streaming

·       Online Identity

·       Screen Addiction

·       Online Challenges

·       Overspending

·       Social Media Platforms


·       Online Gambling

·       Radicalisation, Terrorism & Extremism

·       Age-Inappropriate Content

·       Copyright & Ownership

·       Hacking

·       Fake News

·       Online Fraud

·       Online Reputation

·       Personal Data

·       Pornography

·       Targeted Adverts & Pop-Ups

·       The Dark Web

·       Games & Trends


You can access National Online Safety online via any device – including our brand-new smartphone app, which can be downloaded via the App / Google Play Store.

To enrol on National Online Safety with us, please contact a member of the Safeguarding Team, who will share the enrol link where you can complete your details. When you’re set up, you’ll be able to set ‘Parent/Carer’ as your user type.