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Online Behaviour and Safety – Our Message and Useful Links for Parents

 

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The internet can be a excellent resource for information, learning and for entertainment. As pupils gain more skills and knowledge of technology, they become more adventurous in their use. It is therefore very important that parents and carers know exactly what their children are looking at and accessing on the internet. All children need to be aware of the dangers and need to know how to keep themselves safe online.

Online Behaviour and Safety is at the heart of our learning environment. Each year, we recognise Safer Internet Day and invite Online Behaviour and Safety specialists to talk with our children and parents. The message is delivered through Anti-Bullying Week. The Police are also active, delivering assemblies on Stranger Danger with a focus on Online Behaviour. Children create their own class contracts and outline how they will use their iPads and how they will stay safe online. Children are aware that all school online activities are monitored and filtered by our IT support, OneIT Services and Solution, and should anything cause concern, the children must report it to a member of staff.

Our key messages for Online Behaviour and Safety are outlined in Kidsmart’s Poster. We embed the message that Nothing is Private once it is posted online. We encourage children to discuss their online activities with their parents or carers and to make sure that someone they trust has access/passwords to their device (inline with Police guidance to support with ‘The Magic Hour’ in the event of a Missing Person Incident).

 

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Useful Links:

http://www.safetynetkids.org.uk/personal-safety/staying-safe-online/

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/curations/stay-safe

http://www.digitallyconfident.org/

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

http://www.saferinternet.org/home

http://www.childnet.com

http://www.bullying.co.uk/cyberbullying/how-to-stay-safe-online/?gclid=CPbtgeyYrtACFVYo0wodf3UJtQ

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Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.