Online Safety is a core area of importance for us as Teachers, you as Parents and for your child. It is an area of which needs constant monitoring and vigilance to ensure that our students (and your children) are kept safe and well when using any form of technology.
As a school we offer multiple ways to ensure our students are kept up to date with the latest Online Safety information including:
- Regular assemblies regarding issues surrounding e-Safety
- Content in lessons in every year group and in multiple subjects
- Online Safety based Form Time activities and discussions
- Resources created by students, for students
- Participation in the annual Safer Internet Day
- Information evenings for parents
- Weekly content in the school newsletter
If you have any concerns regarding Online Safety then please contact Mrs Nearney (Lead DSP) on the main school number: 01462 622300. Alternatively you can email Mrs Nearney on firstname.lastname@example.org. In an emergency use the CEOP Report Abuse button, located at the bottom of every page on our website.
As a school we continually strive to ensure all our students are kept safe and well when using the Internet or any social media. Online Safety lessons take place in all year groups at The Priory School and the content of the lessons are always reviewed and updated as time goes by.
We are also creating custom media for parents to help them understand how to set up privacy settings on a variety of websites, which can be found below. Be sure to check regularly for the latest information when it is posted.
This is a list of useful pages regarding e-Safety. Each site has a brief description next to it which has some more information which can be useful for you.
Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
The website of the Child Exploitation and Oonline Protection Centre, where you can report any possible incidents of Child Exploitation or Grooming in real-time
GetSafeOnline offers free expert advice regarding staying safe online, from protecting yourself to your computer and much more.
A website which is targeted towards educating all ages about e-Safety, including a dedicated Parents section
Childnet offer information and support to help make the Internet a safer place for children
OFSTED e-Safety Briefing
Contains all the latest requirements of educational establishments by OFSTED (Sept 2012)