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E Safety                                      

Safety encompasses Internet technologies and electronic communications such

as mobile phones as well as collaboration tools and personal publishing. It highlights the

need to educate pupils about the benefits and risks of using technology and provides

safeguards and awareness for users to enable them to control their online experience.

 

The Schools' E-Safety Policy reflects the need to raise awareness of the safety issues associated with electronic communications as a whole.  

E-Safety depends on effective practice at a number of levels

  • Responsible ICT use by all staff and students; encouraged by education andmade explicit through published policies.
  • Sound implementation of e-safety policy in both administration and curriculum,including secure school network design and use.
  • Safe and secure internet provision by Edutech Solutions Ltd.

 

2 great websites for children and parents are:

https://ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

and

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

These are used by us in school and have great age-appropriate material to educate children of the potential risks to them when online. Please do take a moment to look as they have some great information for parents.

We hope that the following documents offer you some guidance on how to protect your children online and make the internet a safe and exciting environment:

A parent's guide to YouTube

A parent's guide to Facebook privacy settings

West Mercia Police guidance including a valuable glossary of terms

A parent's guide to Instagram

A parent's guide to video games

A parent's guide to Whatsapp

A useful checklist for parents on E Safety

 
Marlbrook Community Primary School E Safety Policy 2017

Our E Safety Policy has been written by the school, building on that proposed by BECTA E Safety Policy and government guidance. It has been agreed by senior management and approved by governors. 


An E Safety Coordinator (Mr Hughes) and a named governor takes responsibility for E Safety. 
The E Safety Policy and its implementation will be reviewed annually.

 


 

For information on the E Safety Policy, follow this Link: Policies Page

 

Please see our latest letter home regarding E-Safety.