At Saltergate we understand our responsibilities of protecting all our children and educating the whole school about our use of technology in reference to online safety and any e-safety issues.
The Department for Education states that the issues in online safety can be put into three areas of risk:
As a school we have to make sure we use appropriate filters and monitoring systems in place to protect all the children in school. We have to consider the age range of all our pupils, the number of pupils and how often as a school we access the IT systems. We also make sure that all our members of staff regularly update their training on safeguarding as well as ensuring all the children are taught about online safety.
Our E-Safety policy aims to ensure that all pupils:
More information regarding online safety can also be found at:
In 2020, we celebrated Safer Internet Day across the school. We talked about what makes us special and how to keep safe online. We used Smartie the Penguin and Digi Duck to help us learn more. We then talked about how we are all unique and making our avatars unique too.