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Camp Hill Primary School receives award for Online Safety

 

Sarah Fitzgerald, an Assessor from Warwickshire Local Authority recently visited Camp Hill Primary  School to review the school’s Online Safety provision. She met with the online safety lead teacher, Helen Cartwright, as well as school staff, parents and carers, Governors and pupils and was pleased to find that the school provides a high level of protection for users of the new technologies.

 

Warwickshire LA provides the internet connection and a range of other services to schools across the county and is in the forefront of national developments in Online Safety.  To enhance these services, they have supported the use of the South West Grid for Learning online tool to help schools address online safety issues, not least the recent changes to Ofsted inspections, which include a stronger focus on safeguarding. The online tool allows schools to evaluate their Online Safety policy and practice and then suggests how the school might do more to protect young people and staff.

 

To apply for the 360°safe Online Safety Mark, schools have to reach a series of benchmark levels when they complete the online self review. The evidence is then verified by a visit from experienced Assessors.

 

The prime benefit of using the review and applying for the 360 Mark is that it does not focus on the individual aspects of Online Safety such as technological solutions, but instead it integrates Online Safety into school policy and the curriculum, challenging teachers and managers in the school to think about their provision and its continual evolution.

 

Schools are expected to show that they have provided a high standard of Online Safety education and awareness for all staff, pupils and also for parents and carers, to ensure that these users of the new technologies can be safe online – whether they are in school, in their homes or out and about using mobile phones or other handheld devices.

 

Following their visit, Sarah reported that the school are extremely proactive in making sure they are up to date with the latest technology and trends and as such make full use of parent and pupil surveys and quizzes. This enables the school to effectively deliver training and Online Safety sessions with timely, relevant content.

 

Sarah Fitzgerald, Assessor for the 360°safe Online Safety Mark congratulated the school on its success and commented that it was re-assuring to know that the school had put a lot of thought and effort into improving the online  safety of the staff and young people, by addressing these important safeguarding issues.

 

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E SAFETY WEBINAR FOR PARENTS/CARERS

 

We all know how hard it is to keep up to date with what our children are doing online. If you would like practical and valuable advice on how to protect yourself and your family online, then please join our popular E-safety webinar workshop, hosted by Stella James, CEO and founder of Gooseberry Planet. This webinar is tailored for parents and is FREE OF CHARGE! Please do share the information below with parents at your school.

Stella has become a well-known speaker on the subject of Online Safeguarding and regularly speaks at schools and educational events across the UK. She is passionate about raising the profile of E-Safety in schools and about engaging and educating the whole school community. Parents and teachers have a combined responsibility to protect and prepare children for a life online. But are we doing enough?

Our informative webinar will cover ALL aspects of online safety, with particular focus on:

  • Managing Privacy Settings
  • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat etc)
  • Live Video Streaming
  • Sharing Personal Information
  • Latest Apps to be aware of
  • Online Gaming
  • Monitoring a child’s internet usage
  • Advice for parents
When?
Tuesday 20th March 2018 at 8pm

How?

1. Click the link below to start and join at the specified time and date:
https://global.gotowebinar.com/ojoin/8461769308535695106/4462419990086278662

2. Choose one of the following audio options:

TO USE YOUR COMPUTER'S AUDIO:
When the Webinar begins, you will be connected to audio using your computer's microphone and speakers (VoIP). A headset is recommended.

-- OR --

TO USE YOUR TELEPHONE:
If you prefer to use your phone, you must select "Use Telephone" after joining the webinar and call in using the numbers below:
United Kingdom: +44 20 3713 5022
Access Code: 225-974-216

Audio PIN: Shown after joining the webinar
 
VERY IMPORTANT
We have been made aware of some serious problems with some children's programmes on YouTube. Some shows supposedly featuring popular characters such as Peppa Pig, actually feature dark, disgusting storylines which children should not be watching. These shows use characters as a disguise and show children how to do some very serious and inappropriate things. Please be aware and supervise any shows your child is watching as they are getting through child filters due to the characters.
 

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We are currently working towards the 360 Degree Safe Accreditation to ensure that we are going above and beyond when it comes to teaching our children how to be safe online.
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