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Online Safety

At Taddington and Priestcliffe Primary School the safety of all of our children is of paramount concern. The children have dedicated online safety lessons as part of our computing curriculum and there are regular reminders of how to stay safe online during collective worship. In addition, through weekly taught sessions, our PSHRE curriculum covers key learning in this area. Please visit the curriculum tab and view PSHRE and navigate to year group overviews. 


The online safety policy is attached to this page as well as other relevant policies and information to help inform you how we keep children safe online.  As mentioned in the school newsletter and on the continuation or learning page on our school website, it is especially relevant during periods of remote learning that both children and parents know how to keep themselves and their children safe online. As well as a designated member of staff making regular phone calls during any periods of remote learning please be aware that live lessons and online communications will also be monitored. This is to help ensure children are kept safe. Please read our remote and blending learning strategy plan by clicking here or get in touch if you have any questions. 

These are a few links to support any concerns:

  • Childline – 0800 1111 (a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything and get help)

  • UK Safer Internet Centre – to report and remove harmful online content and promote the safe and responsible use of technology for young people.

  • Childnet – Advice and resources for children, parents and carers on how to stay safe online

  • CEOP – Online Police support for making a report about online abuse

  • Internet Matters – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online

  • Net-aware – for support from the NSPCC for parents/carers

  • Parent Info – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online

  • Thinkuknow – Thinkuknow is the education programme from CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.

  • Common Sense Media – they rate movies, TV shows, books, APPs and more so parents can feel good about the entertainment choices they make for their kids. They offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based ratings and reviews

At the start of each academic year, online safety assemblies provide children and parents with clear and helpful advice with regulating screen time and keeping safe online. Copies of the videos and leaflets can be downloaded below. 

  • YouTube
  • YouTube
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