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E-Learning & Personal Safety

E-Safety & Personal Safety

Personal Safety for Children

People you do not know (Strangers)

  • Watch out for cars that are following you
  • Never get into a car with a person you do not know
  • Never approach a person you don’t know sitting in a car
  • Stay strong, saying no is not wrong
  • Never tell a stranger your name or address
  • Don’t believe what strangers tell you
  • Don’t accept gifts, treats or sweets from strangers
  • Keep your distance and never go anywhere with someone you don’t know
  • Trust your feelings if it doesn’t feel right it is isn’t

    Yell and Tell

  • Don’t be afraid to say no
  • If a stranger makes you feel unsafe, always ‘yell and tell’
  • Yell ‘help’ or ‘I don’t know you’ to get someone’s attention. Then tell someone you trust what has happened
  • Don’t let anyone make you feel unsafe

    Know a Safe place

  • A safe place is a place that has someone you can trust and talk to, such as a school, shop, police station or friend’s house
  • If someone does make you feel unsafe, always run to a safe place

    When Playing Outside

  • If a stranger comes near, be safe and call out so your parents can hear
  • Never approach or talk to a stranger that comes into the your garden
  • If someone makes you feel unsafe go back inside and tell your parents about it
  • Always play in an area where your parents can see you

    Using a computer

  • If someone asks you for personal information online remember “when online, always decline!”
  • Don’t give out your name or address to a stranger online
  • Be careful who you talk to
  • Never tell anyone you’re home alone

    Using a phone

  • When on a phone stay in a safe place and say no in a firm tone
  • Never tell a stranger your name or address
  • Don’t trust what a stranger tells you on the phone
  • If you answer the phone and you don’t know the person talking, always let your parents talk to them

    When at home

  • If you hear a knock on the door, day or night, don’t invite strangers in, no matter what they say to you
  • Never answer the door alone, even when your parents are home
  • Never invite strangers into your home

    Help your friends

  • Always stay with your friends, family, or parents and never walk off
  • Tell and adult you trust if you feel unsafe while with your friends
  • If you see your friend do something that worries you tell them then tell an adult you trust

    Going to and from school

  • Never accept lifts from people you do not know
  • If someone makes your feel scared or uncomfortable avoid them and tell and adult you trust
  • Trust your feelings if it doesn’t feel right it is isn’t
  • If someone approaches you, you are allowed to ignore them
  • Don’t’ use short cuts where you will be on your own
  • Walk with friends to and from school
  • Carry a mobile phone that is charged, you don’t need credit to phone 999
  • Go to the nearest safe place if you feel unsafe such as a shop, home or school

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