As the College continues to embrace new technology, we are committed to ensuring that all staff and students are kept safe online. To achieve this, there is a comprehensive e-Safety Policy in place. Additionally, all new students and their parents are required to sign a Computers & Internet Acceptable Use Policy and iPad Responsible Use Policy before being allowed access to the College network.
These documents are available at the links below:
Thinkuknow is an online education programme run by CEOP, part of the National Crime Agency responsible for keeping children safe both online and offline.
They offer a range of resources, specifically tailored to children of different age groups and their parents, covering all aspects of online safety.
National Online Safety
National Online Safety work to promote online safety training packages for the whole school community, including staff, students and parents.
Published below are a number of their Parent Guides, offering advice on the issues most commonly faced by children online, as well as everything they should know about popular apps and social media platforms.
More information is available on their website.
Alan Mackenzie is a specialist e-Safety adviser, CEOP Ambassador and associate member of the UK Council for Internet Safety. He provides training and support and publishes DITTO, a free online safety magazine. The latest issue is available below.