The internet is essential in 21st century life for education, work and social interaction. As children move up through the school their access to various types of technology increases and it stands to reason that their exploration and curiosity increases too. The positives of the digital world overwhelmingly outweigh the negatives but children, schools and parents all need to be aware of various online risks.
At Allithwaite C of E Primary School, we follow the SMART Rules of Safe, Meet, Accepting, Reliable, Tell.
e-Safety is an important part of keeping children safe at Allithwaite C of E Primary School. We have extensive security measures in place in school, which are monitored both internally and externally, to help safeguard pupils from potential dangers or unsuitable material. Any e-Safety incidents are recorded and managed. e-Safety is taught to all pupils explaining and demonstrating how to stay safe and behave appropriately online.
We can only be successful in keeping children safe online if we work with parents to ensure the e-Safety message is consistent. It is important that parents speak to their children about how they can keep safe and behave appropriately online.
The links below give parents information on keeping your children safe if using a variety of popular social media platforms.
For Internet Safety Day 2021, we are asking you at home to select one of the following activities to complete at home with your child: