East Ayrshire Council are delighted to offer Parents , Carers , Pupils and Teachers access to a great new app called Safer Schools. The app is designed to Educate , Empower and Safeguard our young people and is available to download free .
The app has many features all designed to help keep children safe online. Among the wide range of features available is an online safety centre which has step by step guides on how to block, report and set appropriate privacy and safety settings across a variety of apps commonly used. If you enable push notifications, you will also receive alerts from the Safer Schools team on all of the latest trends and threats with guidance to deal with these.
This app is really user friendly and has lots of links and resources with good quality information on how to keep safe online as well as some fun games. It addresses many of the topics/issues faced by young people online today. Please see below for a powerpoint with more information and login details. As you will see there is separate login details for pupils and parents.