Safer Internet

At Oakdene, as part of our Computing and Personal Social and Health Education curriculum, we teach our pupils how to stay safe whilst using the internet. All classes have a focus on 'My Online Life' in the first half of the Autumn term, where we deliver content linked to staying safe online such as taking care your with your online footprint, right up to work on copyright laws. In the spring term, there is a follow-up unit on digital literacy which includes revisits of internet safety. We constantly remind the children about keeping themselves safe on the internet in class work and assemblies.

This year's Safer Internet Day was on Tuesday February 8th and the theme was 'All Fun and Games? Exploring Respect and Relationships Online'. Each class focused on this as part of the week's learning and in assemblies. It also fit perfectly with our school value of 'Respect' which is always our key value in the 1st half of the spring term.

Check the files on this page for useful information for parents about various aspects of online safety. We will continue to update this with new, up-to-date content, so be sure to check back on this page regularly. We have just added new information on group chats and dealing with upsetting online content.

Please visit saferinternet.org.uk if you want further information and resources linked to Safer Internet Day 2022.

The government has also provided updated guidance for parents around internet safety at the following link.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-keeping-children-safe-online/coronavirus-covid-19-support-for-parents-and-carers-to-keep-children-safe-online

If you are concerned about something your child has experienced online then IWF Internet watch foundation helps you to anonymously report distressing online content.www.iwf.org.uk.

There are many other good websites that you can use to help you.

www digizen.org is a good site to find out about cyberbullying.

www.barnardos.org.uk

CEOP www.thinkuknow.co.uk

www.childnet.com/resources

www.childnet.com/resources/esafety-and-computing/ks2

www.nationalonlinesafety.com

 

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