DPS Safeguarding


Downside Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children.  As a school we are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for students, staff and visitors, and we are confident that any disclosure, or question over the safety of any individuals, will be dealt with rapidly and sensitively in the best manner for the individual by the appropriate member of staff.

Click here for our current Safeguarding Policy


Through comprehensive online safety monitoring, Downside Primary School is complying with the recent changes to the DfE’s Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance.





We recommend for parents / pupils to use ‘youtube kids’ and ‘swiggle’ as a search engine.
Android and google also now have a screen time limit as well as apple.
BBC have a digital wellbeing app that could be useful for both parents and children.


Find out what parents, children and young people say about Snapchat – including signing up, reporting, privacy, safety advice and recommended ages.

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Snapchat can be a fun way to share photo and video content of daily life but also carries several risks. We outline how to ensure your child snaps safely
Snapchat is an ephemeral messaging app that is popular with teenagers which allows them to share user-generated photos, texts and videos, ie ‘snaps’.
Snapchat – A Parents’ Guide – download by clicking HERE
Just like in real life, kids need your help to stay safe online. We’ve got simple tips and advice on keeping children safe on social networks, apps and games.
 think-u-know  For ideas and resources of how to keep your child safe online please visit ‘Think U Know’ website by clicking on the image.
 ceop  If you and/or your child is worried and needs to make a report about an incident that has happened online click on the CEOP logo.


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