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A school community approach to cyber safety.

A message from Western Heights College

Our goal is to protect every student from exposure to online threats - from inappropriate content to cyberbullying. That’s why we’ve partnered with Australia’s leading provider of cyber safety and digital-awareness services: Family Zone.

To complete the circle of safety for your child, however, we need your participation.

Western Heights College has arranged for parents to have access to Family Zone’s Family Pack at the special education price of $59pa.

Simply click “sign up” below to commence protecting your children now!

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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Matine Oglethorpe, The Modern Parent Founder and National Cyber Safety Expert
'Having the flexibility to cater to the needs of all family members with the added bonus of ongoing support by a cyber safety expert, ensures Family Zone is the best option to keep your family safe and smart online'. - Martine Oglethorpe.
 

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Cyber News

Family Zone Blog

Eavesdropping on online chat: What your child is really hearing, and why it matters

Parents of today’s generation are facing a disadvantage when it comes to technology... Read more


Study highlights need for "playlight savings"

Too many Aussie kids are literally leading a sheltered life, prompting calls for “playlight savings” to redress a striki... Read more


Is Roblox really dangerous for kids?

How dangerous is Roblox, really?  Read more


Portrait of a paedophile

Recent figures show that online images of children being sexually abused have exploded over the past year. But who is fu... Read more


Screen-time and school performance

Your child’s grades are slipping - and their screen-time is expanding. Which of the following is most likely to blame? T... Read more


To raise a mentally strong human, do this

We all know the phrase “Happy wife, happy life.” But it turns out Mum’s happiness may be one of one of the secrets to ra... Read more


Child sex abuse online "at breaking point"

The amount of child exploitation material online has doubled in the past year. What on earth is going on? Read more


Is "teen brain" really a thing?

A new book is subtitled “why screens are making your teenager depressed, anxious, and prone to lifelong addictive illnes... 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

Sexting and the Illusion of Privacy

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

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Everyone is a stranger on the internet

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Privacy and Age Restrictions

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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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The 10 pm Trap

Protect Our Kids

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

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Cyberbullying: Answering the tough questions

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Screen-time: How much is too much?

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Should I get my child a smartphone?

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

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Pornography: The Topic Every Parent Dreads

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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 Western Heights College

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Western Heights College

Campus Address: 37-61 Vines Road, Hamlyn Heights, 3215
Postal Address: P.O. Box 784 Geelong, Victoria 3220

Phone: (03) 5277 1177
Email: western.heights.sc@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.