It has been brought to our attention that some of our children have access to Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media platforms even though the permitted minimum age to use these sites is 13 years old, according to their terms and conditions.
Newtown C of E Primary School is committed to keeping our children safe and to promoting the safe, responsible use of the Internet. As such, we feel it is our responsibility to raise this particular issue as a concern.
Parental responsibility - We feel it is important to point out to parents the risks of underage use of such sites, so you can make an informed decision as to whether to allow your child to have a access or not at the moment. Should you decide to allow your child of any age to have a social media profile we strongly advise you to: