Moorside Community Primary School

Moorside Community Primary School

New safety advice from the NSPCC

Online safety

The NSPCC have published new safety advice in response to evolving safeguarding risks around children being exposed to the ‘Metaverse’ through new gaming devices and peripherals such as Virtual Reality headsets linked to new high powered gaming devices such as new and more powerful gaming PC’s and Microsoft PlayStation 5.    

 Some of the risks involve:

Experiencing physical injury

Negative impact on mental wellbeing

Experiencing unwanted contact

Encountering harmful content

Oversharing private information

Spending real money

The following NSPCC link covers this in more detail: Virtual Reality Headsets | NSPCC