We believe at Twin Sails that it is hugely important for children growing up in today's digital world to know and understand how to use the internet safely. We have therefore taken positive steps in our learning to ensure that risks are minimalized by educating and empowering our children to use the Internet with care.
Our school E-safety champions are Miss Atwill and Mr Rogers.
They work hard to help keep everyone safe on-line by leading regular assemblies, organising E-safety days and ensuring all children know the 'Internet Awesome' rules.
'Share with care.'
Personal information is information that belongs only to you and you shouldn’t share this online. Examples of personal information include:
Remember to ask a grown-up if you are unsure of what to do online.
'Don't fall for fake.'
Miss Atwill and Mr Rogers played a clip of a little girl playing a Banana game.
Suddenly a pop up came up saying, 'CLICK HERE TO WIN A TEDDY BEAR'
Should she click it?...
We paused it to ask the children what the little girl should do next...
Watch the whole clip here at: https://youtu.be/d5kW4pI_VQw
'It's cool to be kind.'
If you are chatting to people by sending messages or on video when you are online, only chat to people who you know and trust in real-life like family and friends.
It is easy for people to pretend when they are online. They might not always be who they say they are, or say what they really mean.
'Ask for help.'
We have been talking about what to do when we are unsure or see something that we don't like on the internet.
To watch the full videos you can visit,
If you would like to find out more:
Thinkuknow is the national online safety education programme from CEOP, the online child protection command of the National Crime Agency. Thinkuknow helps parents, carers, teachers and others keep children safe from online abuse, offering learning activities, advice and support for children and young people aged 4-18 and their families.
Parent Info provides support and advice to parents, with contributions from the leading experts and organisations in matters related to young people and families in a digital world.
Government has published new guidance for schools and further education to support them to keep children safe, including online, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:
All of the Department for Education’s coronavirus guidance for educational settings can now be found in one place on GOV.UK at:
In school this week we have been talking about how to stay safe when using the internet. The children all attended an 'Internet Safety' assembly led by Mr Rogers and Miss Atwill.
Here are some helpful links to find out more and how you can help keep your child safe at home:
This is the link to the campaign:
Advice for parents can be found on the Thinkuknow web site:
Vodafone produces an online safety guidance tool for parents: