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E-Safety

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. 

 

                  Be Internet Awesome!

                               

As a school we have regular 'Be Internet Awesome' assemblies to remind the children of our school charter. We address each of the points individually and make the assemblies fun and engaging. 

 

Here are some of the assemblies we have presented so far this year...

Be Brave

'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, 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/professionals/resources/jessie-and-friends/

Be Alert

'I will check something before I believe it.'

 

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

We had some fantastic responses...

"Ask your Mummy!"

                                                                    "I don't think it's true"

           "Be internet alert."

                                               "Don't click it"

                                                                                             "You have to be brave."

"Press the red cross!"

 

 

Safer Internet Day 5.2.19

Safer Internet Day - 5th February 2019

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: 

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2019

 

Advice for parents can be found on the Thinkuknow web site:

 https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/ 

 

Vodafone produces an online safety guidance tool for parents:

https://www.vodafone.com/content/digital-parenting.html

Guidance about safeguarding in schools and further education:

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:

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-safeguarding-in-schools-colleges-and-other-providers

 

Collection of guidance for educational settings on GOV.​UK

All of the Department for Education’s coronavirus guidance for educational settings can now be found in one place on GOV.​UK at:

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-schools-and-other-educational-settings

Thinkuknow:

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 sexual abuse, offering learning activities, advice and support for children and young people aged 4-18 and their families.

 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/globalassets/professional/thinkuknow_primary_parents_helpsheet.pdf

 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/support-your-child-at-home/

 

Parent Info

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.

 

https://parentinfo.org/


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  • Blandford Road, Hamworthy,
  • Poole, Dorset, BH15 4AX
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