E-Safety at Leigh Central


Children at Leigh Central use the Internet on a regular basis as part of their learning. Technology enhances learning, and we at Leigh Central want to ensure pupils get the most from it, by encouraging responsible online behaviour. 

In school, we use a filtering system to prevent children accessing inappropriate sites. We also have regular 'E-safety' activities with our Leigh Central E-Safety Blobs to remind children of the importance of keeping themselves safe online.

At home, sometimes children can be given unsupervised access to the Internet via mobile devices such as mobile phones, iPods, iPads and other tablet devices. This, potentially, allows them to access all kinds of society (both good and bad) and bring them virtually into their homes.


It's important to remember that the legal age to have an account on most social media - Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Snapchat - is 13 years old.

Why not explore these e-safety sites below (Click each logo to open)

They are great fun to explore, so why not browse through them with your children.


National Online Safety

Leigh Central Primary is a Certified School on the National Online Safety Programme.

Parents can sign-up through a school link and gain access to a variety of resources including Parents & Carers courses (presented by Myleene Klass), online video resources and weekly guides covering a huge range of topics.



Childnet International 

Whether you’re puzzled by parental controls or would like to get knowledgeable about gaming, this section can help. We all know that it can sometimes be challenging to keep up to speed with what children and young people are doing online. On this website you’ll find a whole host of useful ways to help keep your child safe.


Be Smart Online

Click the logo to view a Be Smart Poster that explains what the SMART Rules are?

UK Safer Internet Centre

On this site you can find online safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online.


This is the education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP command.

Thinkuknow aims to empower children and young people aged 5-17 to identify the risks they may face online and know where they can go for help and support.