We will, as our pupils are growing and learning with us, care for, support and safeguard them whilst striving to encourage them to be responsible citizens and do the same for each other and their wider community.
We will strive to ignite our pupils’ desire and enthusiasm to learn without limits.
We will aim to encourage our pupils and school community to develop academically and socially which will develop their desire to explore the wider world, skilled and equipped to find out even more.
KEEPING YOUR FAMILY SAFE ONLINE
Technology and the internet has changed all of our lives, particularly the lives and futures of our children. For parents and carers this opens up a whole new world of things to be aware of. Below are links to Internet Matters a not-for-profit organisation working with online safety experts to provide you with comprehensive information in order to keep your children safe online and the NSPCC.
There are a number of very informative websites with a wealth of information about how to keep your child safe online. Thinkuknow has specific information about keeping under 5's safe online. Vodaphone have an excellent free online digital parenting magazine which includes articles, hints and tips and advice for keeping the whole family safe surfing the web.
This tool will help you set up parental controls all the main devices and websites your children use. Simply scroll through the categories and choose what you would like to protect.
Talking to your child on-line
Here's the advice you need and great ways to begin conversations to keep your child safe online. You might find it helpful to start with a family discussion to set boundaries and or you might need a more specific conversation about an app or website your child wants to use or something you're worried about.
This guide maps some of the most common apps available and highlights those that might create risky situations for children, such as unintentionally revealing personal information, stranger danger and generating large bills through in-app purchasing.
TECH (A guide)
When buying devices for your child, it can be difficult to know what to look out for from an online safety perspective and what’s age appropriate, above is a link to internetmatters.org tech guide for parents.