Hemlington Hall Academy

Safe Online All The Time

The Government have updated their Online Safety advice in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:

Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online) https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online) https://www.internetmatters.org

Parent Info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online) https://parentinfo.org/

LgfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online) https://coronavirus.lgfl.net/safeguarding

Net-aware (support for parents and careers from the NSPCC) https://www.net-aware.org.uk/

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command (If you need to report and incident) https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

BBC Family Online Safety (supporting parents with tools to keep children safe) https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02488p8

UK Safer Internet Centre (advice on how to use the internet and new technologies safely and responsibly as well as a range of practical resources)


Google Family Safety Centre (Provides parents and teachers with practical tools to help them choose what content their children see online.)


This link is for parents and takes you to a wealth of resources linked to different aspects of keeping your child safe with online learning. THIS IS NOT A LINK FOR CHILDREN. Parent link to online safety resources

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.