In a world of ever-changing technology, we are passionate about ensuring that children at Avening Primary School are able to keep themselves safe online and embrace all that technology has to offer.
- We have a progressive e-safety curriculum, based upon the SWGfL Digital Literacy curriculum.
- We work with National Online Safety to deliver online workshops for all our parents and carers (see below).
- We take part in Internet Safety Day each year.
- We ensure that staff are trained in e-safety.
- School leaders and governors complete the '360 Safe' Audit, ensuring that we keep pace with recommendations.
- We have a wise owl called Edward who helps to keep us e-safe. Click on the links below to see some of his top tips!
National Online Safety - Interactive Online Workshop
The online world is posing an ever-increasing risk to children and it is important that schools, parents and carers work together to take an active role in teaching children about online dangers and how to act safely when using the internet.
Avening Primary School have shown our commitment to protecting our pupils online by working with National Online Safety to deliver an interactive online workshop for all our parents & carers.
The course can be taken at your own convenience and covers:
-Information about online dangers and the newest platform
-What online risks to look out for and how to protect your child
Please find below the URL you need to visit to register your account You will need to complete your details and select “I am a: Parent/Carer” from the dropdown:
Once you have registered, you will be able to access the “Online Safety for Parents and Carers’ course and National Online Safety’s Resources (which includes 50+ online platform guides on the latest social media channels and games). This aims to help empower parents with the knowledge to protect their children from the dangers of the internet.
If you have any questions, or trouble accessing the course please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other useful Online Safety Resources:
- Internet matters - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
- South West Grid for Learning - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
- Net-aware - for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
- Parent info - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
- Thinkuknow - for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
- UK Safer Internet Centre - advice for parents and carers
- Free additional support for staff in responding to online safety issues can be accessed from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline at the UK Safer Internet Centre.
Click on the link for Edward's E-Safety Poster.
Click on the link for Edward's Wise Poster.
Click here for our top E-safety tips for children.