eSafety - what your child learns about at school

ICT and online resources are increasingly used across the curriculum. We believe it is essential for eSafety guidance to be given to the students on a regular and meaningful basis. eSafety is embedded within our curriculum and we continually look for new opportunities to promote eSafety.

The school has a framework for teaching eSafety and internet skills in Computing and Skills for Life lessons

Educating students about the online risks that they may encounter outside school is done both informally when opportunities arise and as part of the eSafety curriculum

Students are made aware of the relevant legislation when using the internet such as data protection and intellectual property which may limit what they want to do but also serves to protect them

Students are taught about copyright, respecting other people’s information, safe use of images and other important areas through discussion, modelling and appropriate activities

Students are aware of the impact of Cyberbullying and know how to seek help if they are affected by any form of online bullying. Students are also made aware of where to seek advice or help if they experience problems when using the internet and related technologies; i.e. parent/ carer, teacher/ trusted staff member, or an organisation such as Cybermentors, Studentline or CEOP report abuse button