February 2019

Below is some advice and information for parents about the 'Momo Challenge' which has recently been in the news

Parentzone video - A short video about what the challenge is and how parents can keep their children safe online.

National Online Safety guide - A downloadable leaflet about what the challenge is and how parents can keep their children safe online.


Safer Internet Day

We are celebrating Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 5th February. The theme is 'Our internet, our choice'.

Mrs Quinn led e-safety assemblies for KS1 and KS2 on Monday. The Digital Leaders will be delivering sessions about online consent and asking the children to make 'permission pledges' during Tuesday's lessons. They will also carry out an e-safety questionnaire with KS2 pupils.

In addition, The Digital Leaders will be making an e-safety presentation to parents on Wednesday at 2:45pm. Please come and hear what they have to say and ask them questions.



INSAFE European delegates visit our Digital Leaders

On Friday 19th October we hosted some delegates from INSAFE. Our Digital Leaders told them about what they had done as well as their plans for this year. They also spoke about their own online activity and reasons for becoming Digital Leaders. 




Please click on the attached link to view a parents guide about how children can use snapchat safely.

Snapchat Parents' Guide

July 2017

Congratulations to Damola, Danielle, Kyran, Macy, Mariana, Ruby and Skye for successfully completing their online training to become Digital Leaders. They will now educate the rest of the school about how to stay safe online in a variety of ways


Childnet visits St John Bosco School

On Tuesday 26th June, Danielle and Caroline from Childnet met with some of our current and new Digital Leaders. Afterwards, they asked the current Digital Leaders to write a blog about their experience. Abigail and Aaron wrote the blog. This has been published on the Childnet website and can be accessed through the link here.




Live Streaming

Please follow the link below to read an article for parents offering advice and guidance relating to their children live streaming and the risks this involves. 

Think u know Live Streaming

June 2018

Our new Digital Leaders have been recruited and are currently being trained by our existing Digital Leaders.

May 2018

Please see below for a guide about ‘Screen Addiction’ – an issue which is affecting young people across the globe.

The guide informs parents about the issues associated with smartphone and screen addiction amongst children and how they can help to control the associated risks and stop their children becoming ‘Screen Zombies’.

Screen Addiction Guide


March 2018

We are aware that the online game Fortnite is becoming very popular with some of our children. It carries a PEGI rating of 12. If you would like to know more about the game and some things to be awre of, please follow this link.

Parent's guide to Fortnite Battle Royale


February 2018

There will be an opportunity for parents and carers to find out more about  Safer Internet Day 2018 on Thursday 8th February.

The workshop takes place at 3pm .

February 6th is Safer Internet Day.

If you would like to find out more about the social media your children use, the following is a useful link to information about a variety of apps and social media programs.


The Digital leaders have sent home a letter to parents to coincide with Safer Internet Day. A copy of this is available on this page.

YouTube Safety

Please see the attached document about how to keep your child safe when they are using YouTube.

October 2017

Our digital leaders have created some posters using the SMART acronym to highlight the importance of online safety. These are displayed around school. You can also see them in our downloaded files.

July 2017

Congratulations to Asher, Aaron, Daniel, Samson, Victoria, Fafa, Abigail and Eliel for successfully completing their online training to become Digital Leaders. They will now educate the rest of the school about how to stay safe online in a variety of ways.

The following websites provide useful information about internet safety for parents:













Please download the following document for further tips on e-safety for primary parents/carers.



Files to Download

Contact the School

St John Bosco Catholic Primary

Hall Moss Road
M9 7AT

Headteacher: Mrs J. Potts

Deputy Headteacher: Mrs C. Doyle

Finance Manager: Mrs R. Glean

Administration Team: Miss S. Ruane and Miss S. Corcoran

Tel: 0161 740 7094

SEN Contact: Mrs V. Jeffrey