Neil Amos (in Jenny Dodds' absence) is the lead for Online Safety in school. There is an online safety group that meet termly which consists of the ICT Strategic Manager (Jonathon Elton), Computing Subject Leader (Alex Barrett), Anti-bullying Coordinator (Ali Rodgers) and Online Safety Link Governor (Rebecca Lane). We use the 3600 safe audit and current policies to monitor our online safety provision.
Online Safety Policy
The school's policy on Online Safety can be found here: Online Safety Policy.
Pupils learn about Online Safety through their computing lessons and the annual Safer Internet Day.
Information is regularly sent home about Online Safety; the text message service alerts parents/carers to new content on the school or other organisations’ websites.
There is an annual parent/carer forum on Online Safety.
If you have any queries/questions about Online Safety please do not hesitate to contact the school.
Useful Websites for Parents/Carers
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|Internet Matters is an independent, not-for-profit organisation to help parents keep their children safe online. Includes practical information on how to secure your home network.|
e-Safety Adviser is another useful resource, providing e-safety policies, newsletters and questionnaires. There is a monthly newsletter that you can subscribe to. A copy of the most recent magazine can been downloaded below.
For some tips on keeping safe online, see this useful online safety video: https://www.theonline.academy/sept2017/
|NSPCC Net Aware|
|Derbyshire Safeguarding Board|
|Vodafone have lots of practical advice and also provide a 'Digital Parenting' magazine.|
|Other useful links:|
Parent's guide to video games can be found here 'The Good Gaming Guide'.
Useful step-by-step instructions on how to set up parental controls on all of your devices to help keep your child safe online can be found here.
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|SNAPCHAT GUIDANCE for parents.pdf||128 kb||05-Jul-17|
|Internet Safety For Children Leaflet 2015.pdf||520 kb||20-Oct-16|
|UK Safer Internet - Staying safe online this summer.pdf||101 kb||20-Oct-16|
|DITTO September 2017.pdf||1.9 MB||13-Sep-17|
|Keeping Children Safe Online - Use of Apps.pdf||692 kb||25-Jan-17|
|Internet Matters Resources for Parents and Carers.pdf||263 kb||26-May-16|
|What is Pokemon Go.pdf||190 kb||21-Jul-16|
|Snap Maps - An Introduction.pdf||175 kb||05-Jul-17|