At Queenswell Junior School we believe Online Safety is extremely important. We work very hard to support our children in learning about the online world and the possible dangers they may encounter.
Our online safety focus for the second half of the Autumn Term 2018 is Be Internet Kind: Respect Each Other from our new online safety scheme of work, Be Internet Legends. We will be focussing on this during anti cyber bullying week.
All classes have successfully taken part in their first Be Internet Legends online safety lesson. A selection of pupils across the school were asked for feedback about the lessons and they were very positive.
"We liked working together in groups."
"We learnt more about how to be safe online."
"We can use our BLP skills."
"We did a variety of different activities and learnt from them."
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Safer Internet Day 2018 was a great success. Over the week of Monday 7th to Thursday 10th February all children were able to interact with the key message of this years Safer Internet Day: Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you, through a drama and discussion session. We also held a special Safer Internet assembly on Safer Internet Day, Tuesday 6th February.
On Wednesday 31st January we were extremely lucky to host the NSPCC and 02, who delivered an online safety workshop to parents and carers. The aim of the workshop was to help them understand their child’s online world and build confidence to have those important conversations that can help keep children safe online.
Feedback from attendees was excellent:
“Great presentation. Helpful and informative. A definite must for all parents.”
“Interactive and informative session, highlighting key issues and giving tips to start a conversation with your child.”
“Good facilitator, creating a safe informal environment to share knowledge and information.”
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If you are worried about online abuse, the way someone has been communicating with someone you know online or child exploitation you can report it to CEOP.
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