Batchwood School: Make Everyday Count

e-Safety

Did you know …Over two thirds of children in the UK, aged between the ages of 8 to 15 years access the internet via smartphone, computer or tablet?  And with a host of chat enabled websites and apps available, it is a daunting prospect of how vulnerable children and teens can be   

Read our pdfeSafety Newsletter Spring 2016

Safe guarding our students is paramount to all Staff and Governors of Batchwood School.  This extends to our policy on e-safety, where we educate and inform our students of the safe use of the internet, whilst in and outside of the school environment.

At Batchwood School we actively use the internet to research curriculum based activities and it is vital our students are aware of how to stay safe on-line.

Our acceptable use e-safety policy is shared annually with all Staffs, Governors and students and they are asked to sign a declaration to adhere to safe use guidelines.

All parents and carers are invited to read the full e-Safety policy which is located under our Policies on this website.

For further information on how you can support your child, ‘Herts for Learning’ produce a termly e-Safety newsletter.  It is an excellent publication to share with your child and provides helpful information on items such as ‘how make social networking sites safer’ and setting privacy settings.

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