General Tips

Be CyberSmart! Online safety information for Parents and Students


The websites listed below are great resources for parents, students and teachers to learn about using the 'Internet of Things' safely and also provide pathways to notify the Cybercrime authorities if needed.

Information for Parents and Carers

Tenison Woods College Cyber Safety Hub

Offered by Familyzone, this is a school provided service covering cyber safety and digital awareness. Families are entitled to a 'family pack' containing tools to manage their children's online exposure. The school's cyber expert partner is the Adelaide based company Cybersafe Families.

Information includes a parent quiz, current app articles and information from cyber experts about the common issues and questions raised by using technology. Parents can also request an article if the topic is not covered. The 'Parent Advice- I need help' tab includes methods to report incidents to popular social media platforms.

NEW: Click the image below to see the TWC Cyber Safety Hub:     eSafetyhotline - One-Stop Government provided Cybersafety information for all, including ways to report abuse.

App facts and Screen-time    Some interesting facts about common apps used by parents and students.    An excellent resource to help raise children in today's online world. The link points directly to the 'Teens' section of the website.

Cybersafety links     Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network - A comprehensive resource for the public to learn about and report instances of cybercrime to the authorities     Check or report online / email scams and fraud     Select the 'step by step guides' to protect your identity and personal information. Can you spot the scam messages in the quiz on the reversethethreat site?     Office of the Australian information Commissioner - 10 privacy tips for parents and carers     Explains risks of online use and ways to identify and prevent issues, as well as how to protect yourself.     Receiving a lot of SPAM emails? Use this to check if your email address has been made available to scammers due to a website data breach or harvesting. In extreme cases with a lot of website results returned, you may have to change email addresses to prevent SPAM and then restrict who you provide your new address to.

Learning resources

To utilise technology and ICT services at Tenison Woods College, students must abide by the ICT policies located on the school's website.



Tenison Woods College respectfully acknowledges the Boandik people are the First Nations people of the Mount Gambier South Eastern region of South Australia and pay respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, past, present and emerging.