The use of technology has become a significant component of many safeguarding issues. An effective approach to online safety empowers us to protect and educate our children in their use of technology and establishes mechanisms to identify, intervene in, and escalate any incident where appropriate.
We are currently working on our ‘digital strategy’, one part of which will include reviewing our IT curriculum to ensure that the 3 key areas of risk online (Content, Contact, Conduct) are addressed thoroughly. In addition, we work alongside the Met Police in our delivery of online safety objectives.
We have also signed up to the NSPCC’s ‘online newsletter’ and will share bulletins with parents via this website, so parents can partner with us in keeping children safe online.
The following websites offer resources and advice for children and parents: