We are committed to ensuring that all pupils will be able to use new technologies safely. We are also committed to ensuring that all of those who work with children and young people, as well as their parents, are informed about the risks that exist so that they can take an active part in safeguarding children.
E-safety is taught comprehensively through our computing lessons but is also highlighted during safer Internet day in February each year
These websites contain useful information about how to keep your child safe online:
The UK Safer Internet Centre have produced some useful guidance for parents to help their children stay safe when using Pokemon Go gaming
Our Year 6 children visit the Warning Zone in Leicester every year.
The E-Safety Zone teaches children about staying safe when using the internet. Whether playing online games, sharing photos or using social media, there are risks facing children online, they focus on teaching children at a key transition in their life, when they are on the verge of becoming adolescents and young adults. They aim to teach these vital messages when they are younger so they can make more informed decisions about what they do online in future years.
This facility is the first of its kind in the UK – teaching this important subject using interactive, impactful methods. Students will participate in six different activities during their visit, each lead by an expert volunteer guide.