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A school community approach to cyber safety.

A message from the Principal

We want to ensure that students are protected on the internet, no matter what device they are on or what source of internet they are using.  Therefore we have arranged for parents to have access to Family Zone’s app .

Simply click "SIGN UP" below and follow the prompts to create your Family Zone account.

For more information please see the "Cost &/or Guidelines" section of this website.

If you need help: We encourage you to contact the IT department at school or contact Family Zone Support

What do you need to do?

1

Set up your Family Zone account

SIGN UP

2

Install Family Zone on your children's devices, run and install.

3

Manage via our Family Zone app. Download to your own Apple or Android device.

Benefits for parents


Safe content

Removes adult content for safe searching

Family Zone takes student and parent privacy seriously. Learn more here.

Resources

A Day in the Life of a Digital Student

“Jamie” is a typical digital student. Find out what his life looks like before, and after, his devices are protected by Family Zone’s cloud-based cyber-safety solution - at home, at school and everywhere in between.

Managing Screen Time during School Holidays

It is no surprise that our children's technology use increases during school holidays, learn how Family Zone can make managing your family's online life even easier!

Getting started with Family Zone

In this webinar we will cover everything you need to know to get you started with our world-leading parental controls.

How to install Family Zone

MACOS

WINDOWS

CHROME

iOS

ANDROID


Click the icon for your child’s device operating system for instructions.

Your school's chosen Cyber Expert is

We've teamed up with Cyber Experts

A team of leading educators, psychologists and law-enforcement professionals specialising in online safety and education, Cyber Experts work collaboratively with Family Zone to provide world-leading research, advice and support to our School Community subscribers.

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Jordan Foster, ySafe Founder and National Cyber Safety Expert
‘Australians of all ages have the right to access technology in a safe, informed and supported environment. ySafe is committed to helping schools and families provide a solid foundation for the young people in their care to navigate the digital world safely and productively across their lifespan.’

Register for my FREE Cyber Safety Education Program

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Cyber News

Family Zone Blog

Doxxing: What it is, and how to prevent it

Fanatical Taylor Swift fans vowed to get their revenge on a music critic whose review of her new album was insufficientl... Read more


Screens, sleep and self-regulation: Which kids are most at risk?

We are learning more every day about the impact of screen-time on our children’s minds and bodies - and that includes th... Read more


Pre-pandemic, I was a parenting expert. Now I know better

Anya Kamenetz used to be so sure about what parents needed to do about screen-time. But that was B.C. - Before Coronavir... Read more


Can your postcode predict your kids' screen-time?

A major study has found socioeconomic status has an outsize impact on the amount of screen-time kids consume. Read more


Instagram is re-wiring your child's brain (and yours too)

Our devotion to the 'gram is quite literally changing the structure of our brains, and the implications for our mental h... Read more


Coming of age on social media: The 13+ age restriction and other fictions

Go on, admit it. Your ‘underage’ child has a social media account.  Read more


When social media divides families

The advice we’ve all heard a million times - “Think before you post!” - applies to family life as much as it does to fri... Read more


Are "digital headaches" a thing now?

A major healthcare company has just released a new pain-relief medication specifically targeting “digital headache.” But... Read more

Smart, Safe & Sensible:

Digital Parenting Made Simple

If creating a home where technology is used confidently and responsibly is your goal - this is your guidebook.

Download for free

Cyber Expert Digital Parenting Videos

Is Sexting Legal?

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Privacy and Age Restrictions

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Sexting and the Illusion of Privacy

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

The single rule that reduces the risk of online abuse by 50%

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Cyberbullying: Answering the tough questions

ySafe

Everyone is a stranger on the internet

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Screen-time: How much is too much?

ySafe

How online predators groom children

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Rules and Consequences

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

The 10 pm Trap

Protect Our Kids

My kids are older. Is it too late to start using parental controls?

ySafe

Let's talk about Snapchat (because it's a little weird)

ySafe

Should I get my child a smartphone?

ySafe

Pornography: The Topic Every Parent Dreads

ySafe

"Everybody else is allowed!"

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Sexting: The Naked Truth

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

We're here to help

Free cyber support

Book a call with our Customer Support team. They'll provide expert technical support, targeted cyber-safety advice, and so much more.

Book an Installer

Book an Installer, they'll come to you and get your account set up exactly the way you want it.

Browse Solutions and Guides

Explore How-tos, contact Customer Support, or share your own thoughts and ideas for Family Zone.

Video tutorials

Watch our useful video tutorials for step-by-step instructions on customising your Family Zone account.

For help at Blue Mountains Grammar School

Blue Mountains Grammar School

Blue Mountains Grammar School

Via Matcham Ave, Wentworth Falls NSW 2782
Phone: (02) 4757 9000
Email: registrar@bmgs.nsw.edu.au

For help with Family Zone

Visit: www.familyzone.com
Email: support@familyzone.com

Call us
From Aus: 1300 398 326 (local call)
From NZ: 0800 444 907
From overseas: +613 4000 0044

Support hours
8am to 8pm local time Mon-Fri
9am to 5pm local time Sat-Sun

Book a call to help set up Family Zone.