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A school community approach to cyber safety.

A message from Patterson Lakes Primary School

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 services.

We need you to take action now to apply age-appropriate parental controls on every device your child has access to, in any location.

What do you need to do?

1

Set up your Family Zone account

SIGN UP

2

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

3

Manage via our Zone Manager 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 Mobile 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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Susan McLean, Cyber Safe Solutions Founder and National Cyber Safety
'Simple and easy to use, it provides schools and parents with a range of options to ensure they are meeting their duty of care and to allow children to understand safe and respectful technology use'. - Susan McLean

Register for my FREE Cyber Safety Education Program

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Cyber News

Family Zone Blog

Drug ads on social media are the new normal, study finds

"Before it was a case for youngsters of whether they should really risk it, going on to the street to buy drugs. But now... Read more


THIS VIDEO IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN ... but they're going to watch it anyway

Technology is opening up the real world for our kids  - but are they ready to handle it? And what can parents do to prot... Read more


The most important lesson your child is NOT learning at school today

Should teaching our kids the ABCs of human emotion join maths, English, science and history as core subjects? Read more


PUBG Mobile v Fortnite: The latest battle royale

In the battle royale for our kids’ gaming attention, a new version of PUBG (Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds) has already ... Read more


Loot Boxes 101: A primer for parents

These controversial micro-transactions are a feature in many of today’s most popular online games. But are they really  ... Read more


How to be the digital mentor your child needs

Managing kids’ devices is critical for their health and wellbeing. But parents who also mentor their kids’ screen-time s... Read more


Do you have a smart TV? Here's how to keep it safe

Maybe you saw the news reports this week about the teen whose devices were taken away - and used the family’s smart frid... Read more


"DeepNude" is just the beginning: How deepfakes will change everything

Things come and go so quickly in the online world, so you may have missed the recent news about a controversial app call... Read more

FZONE

Totally fun meets totally safe, in a sleek smartphone with Family Zone parental controls built in.

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Smart, Safe & Sensible:

Digital Parenting Made Simple

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Cyber Expert Digital Parenting Videos

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

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

How online predators groom children

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Screen-time: How much is too much?

ySafe

The 10 pm Trap

Protect Our Kids

"Everybody else is allowed!"

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

Everyone is a stranger on the internet

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Pornography: The Topic Every Parent Dreads

ySafe

Is Sexting Legal?

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Privacy and Age Restrictions

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Cyberbullying: Answering the tough questions

ySafe

Sexting: The Naked Truth

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

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

ySafe

Should I get my child a smartphone?

ySafe

Rules and Consequences

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 Patterson Lakes Primary School

Patterson Lake Primary School 
130-148 Gladesville Blvd, Patterson Lakes VIC 3197

Postal Address:  PO Box 330, Patterson Lakes. 3197. 
Telephone Number:  
(03) 9772 4011
Facsimile Number:  (03) 9776 0421
Email:  patterson.lakes.ps@edumail.vic.gov.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.