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A school community approach to cyber safety.

A message from the Heritage College

Heritage College Sydney is committed to our duty of care for students’ safety and well-being. We are proud to announce that the Heritage Colleges have partnered with *Family Zone,* which is Australia’s leading provider of cyber safety and security services to schools and parental control products for parents.

All families received an Activation Email from Family Zone to activate your account and commence protecting your children online

If you do not have a Family Zone account or need more assistance please email -support@familyzone.com

For more information please see the COSTS &/or GUIDELINES on this website 

You can log in to your Family Zone account via "My account" (top right hand corner of this website)

What do you need to do?

1

Wait for the activation email from Family Zone, then activate your account.

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.

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.

yasmin
Yasmin London, ySafe Director 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.’  Yasmin London

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Cyber News

Family Zone Blog

Yes, the 'gram can be risky for teens. Here's how to keep it healthy.

Instagram can be dangerous territory for vulnerable teen girls. But you can ensure a healthier experience with these exp... Read more


Crack your teen's secret emoji code

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But which words may not always be clear … especially when it comes to teen... Read more


The Goldilocks Principle: How much screen-time is 'just right'?

How much screen-time is “just right” for your child? Applying the Goldilocks Principle to children’s device use means fi... Read more


'This call may be recorded ... ' The scary truth about voice profiling

The automated message “this call may be recorded for training purposes” is all too familiar to most of us. But few are a... Read more


It's not the device - It's the dopamine

In a new book, a leading psychiatrist argues we are all addicts now -  with the smartphone the “modern-day hypodermic ne... Read more


Three ways to super-charge your child's remote learning success

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, school closures meant more than 90% of the world’s learners had to study virtual... Read more


How to host a (practically) phone-free playdate

When other children are invited to your home, leaving them to their own devices can be a recipe for trouble. But here’s ... Read more


Worried about their screen-time? Here's the four things NOT to say

The way we talk to our kids about their online habits can help or hinder in the quest for digital wellbeing. 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

Sexting: The Naked Truth

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Everyone is a stranger on the internet

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

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

ySafe

"Everybody else is allowed!"

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

Screen-time: How much is too much?

ySafe

The 10 pm Trap

Protect Our Kids

Pornography: The Topic Every Parent Dreads

ySafe

Cyberbullying: Answering the tough questions

ySafe

Is Sexting Legal?

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

How online predators groom children

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Should I get my child a smartphone?

ySafe

Rules and Consequences

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

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

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Sexting and the Illusion of Privacy

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 Heritage College Sydney

Heritage College Sydney

110 Cross St,
Kemps Creek NSW 2178

Phone: (02) 9826 2116

http://www.hcs.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.