E-Safety at South Grove Primary School
At South Grove we take e-safety very seriously. E-Safety is embedded within the school’s ICT/Computing curriculum and Schemes of Work. It is also contained within the schools PSHCE Curriculum.
E-Safety is also covered throughout the year through focussed assemblies and the school takes part in the national Internet Safety Day. Regular workshops are held for parents annually.
It is vital that the school works in partnership with parents and carers to ensure that our children are safe when having access to all forms of ICT online protection. This page is intended to promote e-safety for pupils, parents and carers.
If there are ever any concerns around e-safety please do not hesitate to contact the school.
In today’s technology-driven world, it is vital that we prepare children so they can deal with online content independently and safely. This booklet includes four fun activities for you to try out at home with your family.
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According to the Roblox website, 'Roblox is the world's largest interactive social platform for play. For those of you not so familiar with the game, it is a multi-player online gaming platform which allows children to play and create a variety of games in a 3D world.
'Fortnite - Battle Royale', is a free to play section of the game 'Fortnite' The game sees 1 00 players dropped on to an island from a 'battle bus' where they have to compete until one survivor remains.
It can be challenging for parents and carers to know whether children are spending too much time on their devices. Furthermore, it’s even more of a challenge to know whether a child is addicted to the internet and social media.
WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, with more than 1.5 billion people in more than 180 countries using it to send and receive text, photos, videos and documents, as well as make voice and video calls through an Internet or Wi-Fi connection.
You don't need to be the biggest football fan in the world to have heard of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) - the governing body for football
YouTube is a video sharing site/application that enables you to upload, view, rate, share and comment on a wide variety of videos.
'Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you.'
Links to online resources and information about E-Safety
The links below are those recommended by the school to support parents and children when considering e-safety.
SWITCHEDON - ONLINE SAFETY AT HOME (Click to view PDF)
Thinkuknow.co.uk offers you the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. This site offers great advice and raises good questions to think about with technology at home and school. thinkuknow.co.uk offers you the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology.
Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.
Know it all resources are designed for both teachers and parents to support e-safety at home. It contains a wealth of information for parents including supporting young people online and Know it All for Primary as well as guidance for teachers on Social Networking.
Children can test their internet safety knowledge with Hacker, listen to some Stay Safe songs with Helen Skelton, News Kids On the Block and Bobby Lockwood and get some tips from the Horrible Histories gang. There are many downloadable topics that will support parents with their children at home including tips for staying safe online, cyber-bullying and much more.
Jigsaw: for 8 -10 year olds
This is an video from CEOPs Thinkuknow education programme that helps children to understand what constitutes personal information.
Lee and Kim film from ThinkuKnow KS1
A cartoon featuring Lee and Kim, who discover that not all the characters in their online game are who they say they are. SID the superhero comes to the rescue.
Brilliant resource for KS1 and Year 3