To capture the enormous benefit of the Internet and for it to be enjoyed free from harm.
Children live in a world that is connected to the Internet in ways they don’t often realise that they are ‘online’. So our curriculum is designed to embed an appropriate approach to personal safety when using digital technologies.
Online Safety is being aware of the nature of the possible threats that you could encounter whilst engaging in activity through the Internet, these could be security threats, protecting and managing your personal data, online reputation management, and avoiding harmful or illegal content.
It isn’t about scaremongering, it isn’t about criticism and chaos, it’s about focusing on the positive and enriching side of digital life whilst recognising its challenges and how to best approach them.
We have created this video for support parents with new devices over the Christmas period, but we are aware that children may also have new technology during the rest of the year such as birthdays: