Today is Safer Internet Day and the school has been working with children today on this theme. However -it is a timely reminder that ensuring that our children are safe On-line is an important task that needs to be worked on throughout the year. Safer Internet Day 2018 is being celebrated globally today on Tuesday 6th February 2018 with the slogan “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you”.
A really useful site is https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2018
This national event is very important and helps us to ensure that our pupils are being helped to stay safe both at school and at home. A great many resources are available that you can use with your child and we ask parents to take time out with their children to explore the issues relating to online safety carefully.
On-line safety in the Computing Curriculum
The introduction of the Computing curriculum in England aims to equip pupils with the knowledge, understanding and skills to use information and communication technology creatively and purposefully. A key aspect of this lies in being digitally literate. Online technologies play a huge role and so providing a broad and balanced e-safety education at each key stage is vital to ensuring that pupils can navigate the online world safely and positively.
Useful information can be found at: