Resources To Help Families – Online Safety

We know that families want to keep their children as safe as possible. Online safety is essential and to help you have links to very useful websites below.

Support and tips to help you keep children safe. From advice on children’s mental health to staying safe online, support for parents and what to do if you’re worried about a child.

The National Crime Agency’s CEOP Education team aim to help protect children and young people from online child sexual abuse.We do this through our education programme, providing training, resources and information to professionals working with children, young people and their families

The NSPCC has many useful video guides to help familes. The video below is aimed at younger children. It is called ‘Lucy and The Boy’ and is part of the the NSPCC’s ‘Share Aware’ resources. It helps young children understand what they should and shouln’t share online.

Supporting families online – Get expert support and practical tips to help children benefit from connected technology and the internet safely and smartly.

Childnet works directly with children and young people from the ages of 3-18, as well as parents, carers, teachers and professionals, finding out about their real experiences online, and the positive things they are doing.

Working directly with these audiences is important in helping us to equip them to stay safe online and informs the resources that we develop for them. At the heart of all our work is the belief that when used properly the internet is a wonderfully positive tool for children and young people.

The NSPCC video below supports families in understanding the reality of online abuse and the dangers that young people can face. Within the video is the powerful line ‘keeping children safe online NEEDS TO MATTER TO EVERYONE’. 

Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online. As a parent or carer you play a key role in helping your child to stay safe online.You don’t need to be an expert on the internet to help keep your child stay safe online. Our advice and resources are here to support you as you support your child to use the internet safely, responsibility and positively.

Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you. Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night. You can talk to us:

The video below was created by CEOP and is entitled “Would you leave your front door open?”. It is a video that you may choose to watch with older children and it strongly shows the dangers of the online world. 

Resources To Help Families – Online Learning

In school we use a variety of online platforms that have been carefully chosen to support learning,  engage our children and help families support this at home. Families in the school are given the log in information to access these sites. 

Every children from their start in Nursery or Reception class have a Seesaw account. The passwords are given to their parent/carer. This is a powerful curriculum commuication tool with our families and provides opportunities for 2 way communcation to celebrate what the children are doing and learning in school. Seesaw is at the heart of the learning process for millions of students around the world.

Now more than ever, remote learning solutions are essential. Seesaw enables meaningful learning from anywhere, for every pupil!

For our younger children we use Busy Things. This is an award-winning collection of educational games and activities to help learning between the ages of 3 and 11 — and to make it fun! The activities are directly linked to the curriculum and subjects that the children will be learning in nursery and primary school.

We provide families with a login so that they can use this recource at home. Follow the link below to the Busy Things wesbite.

LBQ is a teaching tool that fits seamlessly with any type of learning, whether it be in-class, blended or remote learning. The resources are designed to complement teaching and improve learning outcomes. The carefully designed question banks ensure that faster learners are moved on to greater levels of challenge, whilst slower learners get to grips with the basics. This means that every pupil stays engaged and moves at a pace that suits them. We use LBQ throughout the school and each child has their own login so LBQ can be used at home too.  You can access the login page of LBQ below.

The Oak National Academy was created in April 2020 as a rapid response to the coronavirus outbreak. Teachers and colleagues from leading education organisations came together to support schools’ efforts to keep children learning.

Since then, they have developed 40,000 resources with the support of 550 teachers and delivered over 130 million lessons.

The website compliments school lessons and families can browse free lessons, quizzes and worksheets.

Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of times tables practice. Each week concentrates on a different times table, with a recommended consolidation week for rehearsing the tables that have recently been practised every third week or so.

This format has very successfully boosted times tables recall speed for hundreds of thousands of pupils over the last 8 years in over 16,000 schools – both primary and secondary – worldwide.

Your child will be given their own login details so they can acess this platform it school and at home. Click below to go to the home page.

We use Discovery Education as this provides us with  high-quality content, ready-to-use activities, useful teaching and assessment tools. This professional learning resources covers all subjects and all key stages. Content and resources are added very regularly ensuring access to up to date information is readily availble to teachers. 

Our children have access to Discovery education through a login so that this can be used at home as well as in school. Click the button below to go to the home page.


We have a range of online resources through our chosen maths scheme, Power Maths. These are used to support class lessons and work at home. 

Acting Headteacher: Mrs K Wright
Address: Pensby Primary School, Greenbank Drive, Pensby, Wirral, CH61 5UE

Tel: 0151 348 4145 | Email: [email protected]

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