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A school community approach to cyber safety.

A message from the Familyzone.io School District Superintendent

Our goal is to protect every student from exposure to online threats - from inappropriate content to cyberbullying. That’s why we’ve partnered with Family Zone, a leading provider of cyber safety.

As a parent or caregiver of our school district, you receive free access to Family Zone Insights to use at home, a tool that delivers weekly snapshots of kids’ device usage, straight to your inbox. Red flags and risky patterns are clearly identified in concise, easy-to-read reports, with help and advice from a team of cyber experts.

Click "Sign up" below and get free access to Family Zone, the platform that we trust to manage cyber-safety across our entire district.

What do you need to do?

1

Set up your Family Zone account

SIGN UP

2

Install Mobile Zone on your children's devices.

3

Manage your account with the Zone Manager for Parents app. Download to your own Apple or Android device.

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

Resources

A Day in the Life of a Digital Student

Family Zone Insights

How to install Mobile Zone on your child's device

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iOS

ANDROID


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

Cyber News

Family Zone Blog

What's the right age for a first tablet?

Most of our kids are taking their first swipe on a device before they take their first steps. But what’s the best age fo... Read more


Screen-time, learning and literacy: What every digital parent needs to know

Too much screen-time has eroded the academic performance of Aussie students over the past five years - and devices “perv... Read more


The hours your kids will never get back

A new online platform has been developed to show us exactly how much of our lives device use is gobbling up. Read more


Experts' top tips for a kinder internet

Trolling. Cyberbullying. Revenge porn. Violence. Hate speech. Sometimes it seems the internet has turned empathy into an... Read more


Are screens a mental health risk at your child's school?

If BYOD and 1:1 device policies are in place - as they are in nearly every school across Australia - the answer is most ... Read more


What kind of digital parent are you?

In the good old days - like 10 years ago - it was still possible to manage screen-time by imposing rigid limits.  Read more


Think you're good at multitasking? Think again.

When's the last time you watched an entire TV program without scrolling through your Facebook feed? Or drilled down into... Read more


Instagram for babies: A smart guide for new parents

  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

Cyberbullying: Answering the tough questions

ySafe

Sexting: The Naked Truth

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Is Sexting Legal?

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Rules and Consequences

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Privacy and Age Restrictions

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

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

ySafe

Sexting and the Illusion of Privacy

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Screen-time: How much is too much?

ySafe

"Everybody else is allowed!"

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

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

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

Pornography: The Topic Every Parent Dreads

ySafe

Everyone is a stranger on the internet

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

How online predators groom children

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Should I get my child a smartphone?

ySafe