Social Media Management – TikTok

TikTok

TikTok is a social media platform which has gained massive popularity with tweens and younger teenagers despite a minimum age limit of 13. An OSA survey of Key Stage 3 pupils in 2022-2023 found that 56% of them used TikTok, putting it at higher usage levels than both Instagram and...

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Social Media Management – WhatsApp

WhatsApp

WhatsApp is a free messaging service for sending text messages and images to another user who has the app installed. It is generally less dangerous than many other platforms as it only allows people to connect directly to you if they have your telephone number. This reduces the risk of children...

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Online Bullying

Online Bullying

Unlike previous generations where peer bullying stopped when the child left school at the end of the day, the 24/7 nature of communication today means that children can be subjected to bullying without any break from it. An OECD study in 2019 found that headteachers in England are more...

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Social Media Management – SnapChat

Snapchat

Like Instagram, Snapchat is one of the image-based social media platforms which is popular with children. One of the key features of Snapchat is that, by default, messages sent through Snapchat disappear seconds after they are viewed by the recipient. As with Instagram, the minimum age to use Snapchat is 13...

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Visitor Leaflet (Eng)

Safeguarding Guide for School Visitors and Volunteers Welcome to St. Austin’s. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  As such we expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this common commitment. This leaflet contains information about our expectations of you whilst visiting the school.  It gives information about...

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