In an ever changing world, we strive to ensure our children develop their Digital Literacy skills during their time at Benedict Biscop CE Academy. Alongside our Computing curriculum, we also dedicate time to Online-Safety, ensuring our pupils are equipped with the skills, understanding and knowledge to stay safe online and also enjoy and use technology to its full advantage.
Below are our scheme of learning for staying safe online:
Staying connected to family and friends during this period is important and there are huge benefits to being online in order to stay connected. We have been encouraged to use internet based apps and websites to stay connected with our loved ones, however it is just as important that children are safe from the different risks online too. Having regular conversations about staying safe online and encouraging children to speak to you if they come across something worrying online is important. Here are some resources to support you and your child to stay safe online.
A website which is intended to provide you with support and resources to help you learn about online safety at home with your child. You can find parent help sheets and age appropriate activities to support online safety at home. This is updated fortnightly when new content is added. Everything you need can be found HERE.
A website similar to Think-U-Know with the same focus of keeping young people safe when using the internet. There is a wealth of advice and also guides on how to set up safety controls on many different devices. Click HERE to access website.
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We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.
Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.
Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.
This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.
If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.
This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.
This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.
If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.