GLF Schools

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

Our Schools

Banbury Region

Banstead Region

Berkshire & Hampshire Region

Caterham Region

Crawley Region

Didcot Region

Epsom Region

London Boroughs

Redhill Region

Sunbury & Camberley Region

Internet Safety

Online life and offline life is just life

For many of us, we see our online lives and offline lives as different, but children are growing up with technology and the internet and for them, there isn’t a difference; online life and offline life is just life.

Technology can move at an extraordinarily fast pace and it can be difficult to know how to start talking to your child about what they’re doing online, who they might be speaking to or discussing the potential risks and issues.

Starting the conversation

Talking regularly with your child is the greatest tool to help keep them safe online. Talking regularly and making it part of daily conversation, like you would about their day at school, will help your child feel relaxed. It also means when they do have any worries, they’re more likely to come and speak to you.

But it can also be easy to become overwhelmed with the different technology, the language that children use, the huge number of games and apps which are available and the potential risks. Below is a lis

Internet Safety Booklet for Parents Years 7,8 and 9

Internet Safety Booklet for Parents Years 10 and 11

How to Set Social Media Time Limits In App

How to make your Facebook account more secure

How to make your Twitter account more secure

Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership (SSCP) aims to support professionals, parents, and carers in keeping children safe and to provide advice and support on a wide range of topics. The links below give information on helping your child stay safe online.

Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership for Children and Young People

Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership for Parents and Carers

Other useful documents and links

EE Learn Smart
Childnet International- Parent & Carer Advice
SCC- Online Safety
Simplified Social Media Terms and Conditions

NSPCC- Advice regarding Online Porn

NSPCC- Advice on ‘sexting’

UK Safer Internet Centre- Online Safety Advice for Parents & Carers
Think U Know- Parent and Carer Advice for Safety Online
Common Sense Media- information on all children’s media

Common Sense Media rates movies, TV shows, books, and more so parents can feel good about the entertainment choices they make for their kids. They offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based ratings and reviews. Their parenting advice supports families in navigating the challenges and possibilities of raising kids in the digital age.