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E- SAFETY

 

E-safety is a term which means not only the internet but other ways in which young people communicate using electronic media, e.g. mobile phones. It means ensuring that children and young people are protected from harm and supported to achieve the maximum benefit from new and developing technologies without risk to themselves or others.

The aim of promoting e-safety is to protect young people from the adverse consequences of access or use of electronic media, including from bullying, inappropriate sexualised behaviour or exploitation.

The Schools' E-Safety Policy reflects the need to raise awareness of the safety issues associated with electronic communications as a whole.

E-Safety depends on effective practice at a number of levels

  • Responsible ICT use by all staff and students; encouraged by education and made explicit through published policies.
  • Sound implementation of e-safety policy in both administration and curriculum,including secure school network design and use.
  • Safe and secure internet provision by Edutech Solutions Ltd.

Below we have listed a selection of sites which are used in school and have great age-appropriate material to educate children of the potential risks to them when online. Please take a moment to look, as they have some great information for parents.

 

https://ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

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

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/

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

 

 

We have a group of children in the school who are responsible for promoting E-Safety and helping others to stay safe- they are called 'St Joseph's E-Safety Committee'.  

 
 

Dear Parents and Carers,

We (the e-safety committee) are writing to inform you about what we have been teaching the pupils of St Joseph’s. We have told them the dangers of the internet, how to stay safe and also giving them a very useful website:

http://www.childnet.com/resources/the-adventures-of-kate-winston-and-the-smart-crew

Please use this website to encourage your children to keep safe online. Keeping safe online is an essential when exploring the colossal world of online. Your child must know how to stay safe on any website, game or the internet.

In school we have also educated your child(ren) using a PowerPoint. Other websites are: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/stay-safe

http://www.st-josephs.hereford.sch.uk/e-safety/

If you would like to look on any of these websites feel free for they are to help, instruct and teach.

Due to the fact that children sometimes get electronic devices for Christmas; we thought it would be sensible to remind you of the ever-lasting dangers of the digital world.

Yours sincerely,

The E-Safety Committee

Meet the E-Safety Committee

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Safer Internet Day is coming up on Tuesday 6th February 2018.  The E-Safety Committee is  busy planning lots of exciting events for this day!

 

 

St Joseph’s RC Primary School E Safety Policy 2017/18

Our e-Safety Policy has been written by the school, building on that proposed by BECTA e-Safety Policy and government guidance. It has been agreed by the senior leadership team and approved by governors.


Our  E-Safety Coordinator (Mrs Murray) and named governor (Mr Facwett) take responsibility for e-Safety.
The e-Safety Policy and its implementation will be reviewed annually.

 

For information on the E- Safety Policy, follow this Link: Policies Page

 

Please make sure you have read our Acceptable use and E-Safety rules documents below which both parents/guardians and children need to sign.

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