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E-Safety at Bilsthorpe Flying High Academy

Children today have embraced new technologies as a source of information, education and entertainment. The use of digital technology has been completely normalised by this generation, and it is now fully integrated into their daily lives.

 

Technology is changing all the time and young people are no longer passive recipients of online information, but are increasingly interacting directly within a digital landscape in a variety of ways. Children are increasingly referred to as 'digital natives': citizens born into a digital world, who grow up surrounded by and emerged in the technology and tools of the digital age. Their confidence and skills in using this technology is typically high, but their knowledge and awareness of the inherent issues, risks and dangers is usually very low.

 

Teaching your child about technology should be seen as another part of keeping them safe, just like crossing the road or learning to swim.

 

Do you know how to keep your children safe? Do your children know how to keep safe? At Bilsthorpe Flying High Academy we are committed to discussing these serious issues as part of our e-safety curriculum but we can only be successful if we all work together: pupils, parents and teachers.

 

Below you will find some information for you and your child about how to stay safe when using the internet. All children are taught about how to use the internet safely in school.

 

E-Safety in the Curriculum

At Bilsthorpe Flying High Academy all our computing lessons begin with a discussion and activity on how to stay safe online. We use 'Project Evolve' to facilitate the teaching of E-Safety through school, from F1 to Y6.

Read some information regarding Project Evolve.

 

 

 

Online Safety in EYFS and Key Stage One

In foundation and KS1 we promote the 'SAFE' rules for E-Safety.

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Online Safety in Key Stage Two

In KS2 we promote the 'SMART' rules for E-Safety.

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Age Limits

For information on different social networks, apps and games and their age limits please click the link below:

Social Media Age Restrictions

 

Reporting E-Safety Incidents

CEOP is the Child Exploitation and Online Protection website. 

 

CEOP is a law enforcement agency and are here to help keep children and young people safe online. They help thousands of children and young people every year who have to face negative interactions and abuse online. 

They are here to help and give advice, and making a report online if something has happened online which has made you feel unsafe, scared or worried is easy. 

 

Click here to find out more information about what they do and to seek advice and information about reporting an incident. 

https://www.ceop.police.uk/Safety-Centre/Should-I-make-a-report-to-CEOP-YP/

 

If you need to report an incident that has happened to you or someone you know please visit the page below.

https://www.ceop.police.uk/ceop-reporting/

 

 

 

Useful Website Links

Here are some useful website links to help you and your child.

Childnet

NSPCC

Here is a link to our Digital Leaders page.

 

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