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Cyber safety information for families

These key cyber safety resources provide up to date information and recommendations to parents to keep your child safe online and pathways to notify the eSafety authorities. Also the key educational curriculum students learn.


Information for Parents and Carers


Offered by Y-safe, this is a school provided service covering cyber safety and digital awareness. 

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.


Beacon: The cyber safety app for every family




Beacon is designed specifically for families as a personalised, one-stop-shop for reliable information about the online world. It arms parents and carers with the knowledge they need to confidently help navigate their children's digital behaviour and reduce harms we know are associated with being online.


Reporting  Abuse


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The eSafety Commissioner (eSafety) is Australia's independent regulator for online safety, dedicated to keeping people safer online. One-Stop government provided cybersafety information for all, it includes tools to report abuse and fast track removal of images from websites, meaning eSafety should be your first step to report if you have been subjected to cyber abuse.

eSafety can quickly investigate posts, comments, chats, texts, messages, emails, memes, livestreams, images or videos and once reported, has a very high and fast removal rate through their direct links to content providers and social media companies Click HERE or REPORT NOW 


Cybersafety Learning Resources

The Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum kscpc.sa.edu.au  

(KS:CPC) is a mandated child safety and respectful relationships curriculum providing age and developmentally appropriate activities for children and young people from age 3 to year 12 (age 17+).

There are Four Focus Areas:

     1. The right to be safe.

     2. Relationships.

     3. Recognising and reporting abuse - cybersafety.

     4. Protective strategies.





Tenison Woods College is recognised as an eSmart school and uses the foundations Digital Licence+ experience.





The ThinkUKnow program is delivered by SAPOL. The program explains online risks, with methods to identify problems and create safe online habits.


Further resources

App facts and Screen-time    Some interesting facts about common apps used by parents and students. 

Raisingchildren.net.au    An excellent resource to help raise children in today's online world. The link points directly to the 'Teens' section of the website.

If Students have any concerns or worries about online use:



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.