Pupils at Drake Primary School are taught that using the internet can be great for research, games and socialising but you need to be skilful in how to keep yourself safe from harm.
Our school has a progressive Online Safety education programme, which is appropriate to each age and stage of our pupils. In Reception, Years 1 and 2, pupils are taught 5 basic skills in how to keep safe.
STAY SAFE WHEN YOU USE-IT
Whole School Online Safety Focus
Tell an adult if anything upsets you
Use respectful language
Check every download
Keep your personal information private
Only play safe and appropriate games
We have a clear, progressive online safety education programme that is taught primarily as part of the computing curriculum, but is also embedded within the wider culture of the school. This covers a range of skills and behaviours appropriate to the children's age and experience. We use Project Evolve and National Online Safety (NOS) to deliver the curriculum, both of which are built around the UKCIS framework “Education for a Connected World” (2020) and the following strands:
Pupils in Years 3 through to 6 have regular opportunities to deepen their skills of these 5 rules, engaging in relevant material and learning with their peers how to keep themselves and others safe online.
Tips for staying safe online:
Get help and advice on a wide range of issues by calling Childline on 0800 1111 or visit www.childline.org.uk
If you have a serious concern about a child's safety, then report this to the Child Explotation and Online Protection Agency, CEOP, through their reporting website here: https://www.ceop.police.uk/ceop-reporting/
Websites for more information about online safety: