Christ Church CofE VC Junior School

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Christ Church CofE VC Junior School

*** Our Year 2 Open Evening is on Thursday 30th November at 3:30pm *** Lower Band Stone Age Day is on Friday 1st December 2023***

  1. Key Information
  2. Policies
  3. E-Safety

Online Safety

At CCJ, we understand the importance of online safety for our pupils, family and community. We want to ensure that every child in our care is safe, and the same principles apply to the ‘virtual’ or digital world as are applied to our physical world.  

We have strict filtering systems and policies in place to protect our pupils online as far as possible. Despite this we understand that using digital devices and the web is never 100% safe, therefore we try really hard to ensure that our pupils are equipped for situations which might be unsuitable or uncomfortable both in school and when using technology at home. 

Click here to see our Online Safety Policy or use the links below to support you with e-safety at home and answer any questions you may have. If you need any further advice or support please do not hesitate to ask Mr Desmond, our Online Safety Lead or email

If you are a pupil or parent of a child at Christ Church Junior and you have an online safety concern that you would like to report (concerning anything at home or school) then please follow this link.

Using a search engine safely at home

No search engine is ever 100% safe but these link are to some “safer” search engines. 

To find information you might want to try-


or you could set up Google's 'SafeSearch' by following the instructions here.

To find images you might want to try-



The SMART Rules

The image on the left shows the SMART rules that all of our pupils are taught to follow to be safe online. The rules comes with resources and videos that you can access via Childnet (see link below). By clicking on the poster, you can download it to discuss at home with your children.

Parent support

There are plenty of documents to support you at home with specific sites and apps. 

You can access some of them here:

Parent's Guides to Messenger by Facebook

Parent's Guide to Snapchat

Parent's Guide to TikTok

For more guides and information please visit


CEOP works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account. CEOP protects children from harm online and offline, directly through NCA led operations and in partnership with local and international agencies.


Childnet provides information, guidance, games and activities for children and their parents. They have a section for parents with lots of advice and tips about parental controls.


Thinkuknow is a service provided by CEOP for parents and carers. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it.  Most importantly, there’s also a place which anyone can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online. 


The UK Safer Internet Centre is coordinated by a partnership of three leading organisations; Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation.