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A school community approach to cyber safety.

A message from Macarthur Anglican School

ALL families at Macarthur Anglican School are entitled to a Mobile Zone Family Pack to protect their Children's devices.  

For more information please see the COSTS &/OR GUIDELINES on this webpage.

You will receive an activation email from Family Zone inviting you to activate your account and commence protecting your children's devices. Simply click on "Complete Setup" in that email to and follow the prompts to create your Family Zone account.

If you do not receive it or need more assistance please email - support@familyzone.com

Once you've activated your account, you can log in to your Family Zone account at any time 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 the devices that you wish to protect. Your school has already installed Family Zone on your school device.

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

Managing Screen Time - School Holidays Webinar

Our children's technology use almost doubles during school holidays! Watch this recording to learn how Family Zone can help you manage your children's screen time.

Advanced Family Zone Webinar

Already across the basics? Then this demonstration is for you! Learn some more of the advanced features here! 

Macarthur - Getting Started with Family Zone

Missed the Getting Started with Family Zone webinar? Watch the recorded video here and learn how to use Family Zone at home now! 

How to install Family Zone

MACOS

WINDOWS

CHROME

iOS

ANDROID


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

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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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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.

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Cyber Expert Digital Parenting Videos

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Rules and Consequences

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How online predators groom children

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Sexting: The Naked Truth

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Is Sexting Legal?

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"Everybody else is allowed!"

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Pornography: The Topic Every Parent Dreads

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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 Macarthur Anglican School

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Macarthur Anglican School
605 Cobbitty RoadCobbitty, NSW 2570 Australia

Eadministration@macarthur.nsw.edu.au

P: +61 (0) 2 4647 5333

F: +61 (0) 2 4647 5444

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

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9am to 5pm local time Sat-Sun

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