In a nutshell, e-Safety is our ability as a school to provide protection and education to our pupils and staff in their use of technology and to have the mechanisms in place to intervene and support any incident where appropriate.
Is there additional support available?
Pupils can ask any member of staff for help or advice if they are concerned about any aspect of e-Safety Parents/carers contact the school if they have any concerns regarding e-safety or your child’s use of ICT in school.
How does the School promote e-Safety?
We aim to provide pupils with a safe learning environment by using appropriate monitoring and filtering to control access to relevant resources while on school premises.
What is meant by the term ‘technology’?
Technology is a broad term and encompasses many devices including Computers, Laptops, Tablets, Mobile Phones and the Internet.
How does the School teach pupils about e-Safety?
We are proactive in educating our pupils in the different aspects of e-Safety with topics covering…
- Digital footprints, sharing personal information and online reputation.
- Data protection, keeping yourself safe, viruses and hacking.
- Using Social Networking safely.
- Online behaviour, Cyber-bullying, respecting others and sexting.
- What to do when something goes wrong (e.g. uploading information or images by mistake, cyber-bullying), who to contact in school, parents, friends and other support organisations