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Online Safety

It is extremely important to us that our pupils, staff, parents and all others in the school community are able to use the internet appropriately and safely.

We are dedicated to ensuring that our children are safe when working online at school. Our online safety curriculum is constantly updated with the changes to the online world.

We follow the Education for a Connected World guidance and teach the following themes:

  • Self-image and Identity
  • Online Relationships
  • Online Reputation
  • Online Bullying
  • Heath Wellbeing & Lifestyle
  • Privacy & Security
  • Copyright and Ownership
  • Managing Online Information.

All children need to sign the following Acceptable Use Agreement in order to use any electronic device in our school.

We also have an evolving policy document which details our online safety framework:

Keeping our children safe when they’re using the internet, social networks, apps, games, etc., is important to us all.

But with the digital world changing constantly this can seem a daunting task.

Internet Matters is a website founded by BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media. Internet Matters supports parents and carers to navigate the ever-changing digital landscape. They offer the best advice and information available to help you engage in your child’s online life and manage the risks they may face online.

Online safety issues

Please see the links below for some useful information for parents and carers about keeping your children safe whilst using technology and the Internet:

For more advice on Parental Controls from your Internet Service Provider and Search Engines, click on these links:

If you have experienced online sexual abuse or you’re worried this is happening to someone you know, please click on the link below for a safe and secure route to a child protection advisor

For Children

Staying Safe Online

The internet is an amazing place. You can play, learn, create and connect with people – opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities. We want you to enjoy and have fun using the internet but above all we want you to be safe.

Follow our SMART rules: Top Tips to stay safe online!


Keep your personal information safe. When chatting or posting online don’t give away things like your full name, password or home address. Remember personal information can be seen in images and videos you share too. Keep them safe to keep yourself safe


Do not meet up with someone you only know online, even a friend of a friend, as they are still a stranger. If someone you only know online ever asks you to meet up, for personal information or for photos/videos of you then tell an adult straight away and report them together on


Think carefully before you click on or open something online (e.g. links, adverts, friend requests, photos) as you never know where they may lead to. Do not accept something if you are unsure of who the person is or what they’re sent you.


You cannot trust everything you see online as some things can be out of date, inaccurate or not entirely true. To find reliable information com-pare at least three different websites, check in books and talk to someone about what you have found.


Tell a trusted adult if something or someone ever makes you feel upset, worried or confused. This could be if you or someone you know is being bullied online. There are lots of people who will be able to help you like your teachers, parents, carers or Childline 0800 11 11 or


Remember to always be smart with a heart by being kind and respectful to others online. Make the internet a better place by helping your friends if they are worried or upset by anything that happens online.

Useful Links

Presentations for Parents

Please find below information that we feel our parents will find informative: