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Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs. Holland
ICT is an everyday thing these days and we know that the children are on the computers and the internet all of the time. This is an important part of our new computing curriculum, however it is important that the you are aware of this at home as well.
Reporting an e-Safety issue.
If you feel uncomfortable by something you have seen on the internet or when using any other kind of technology please report the problem.
You can do this by telling someone OR by showing someone.
The best way to capture evidence on scree is to screen capture it. You do this by holding down the control and print screen key then pasting that onto a word document and showing it to an adult. Or if you have a mobile phone you can take a photograph of the screen. If you are using the internet on a mobile phone you take a photo by pressing the camera icon at the bottom of the screen.
Here are some links to help you when talking about how to stay safe on the internet. They help the children to understand the dangers in a child friendly way. The link below takes you to a very useful site where the resources below are from. Please click on any of the titles below to take you to the useful resources.
Find out how to stay safe on the internet with Smartie the penguin. Book with accompanying questions. This is a good book for the younger children.
Whilst this activity book offers children from 4 to 8 years of age 30 pages of fun and games, it also leads them to sharpen their basic language and mathematical, social and cultural skills. It gives them a glimpse of the impact modern technology can have on their everyday life. Above all it offers an opportunity for parents and teachers to sit together with their children and discuss these important issues.
The SMART Adventure illustrates Childnet's SMART rules and includes a real life SMART Crew of young people who guide the cartoon characters in their quest and help them make smart online decisions. This is for the older children from the ages of 7 to 11.
What websites can you use? There are many fun and interesting things you can do using computers. There are amazing apps, wonderful websites and great games to play on computers. It’s important to make sure they are safe before you use them.
A list of links to search engines for kids and families. The site has lots of other information and links about internet safety.