Online Safety - Leader Mrs Sarah WoodsIn this section...
At Barrow Hedges, we recognise the importance of computing and how it supports the learning of other curriculum subjects. We are always striving to find new and exciting ways to develop pupils computing skills. As a school, we have a unique role protecting children while preparing them for life outside of school; a life that now includes an online world. Our computing curriculum includes an element of E-Safety each term where we aim to educate and empower pupils so that they understand the risks, build resilience and ultimately become good "cyber citizens".
During Safer Internet Day in February 2019, the children ‘took a pledge’ to say that they commit to safe and responsible use of technology. The children were taught about keeping safe when using the Internet through a special assembly and a series of lessons. We take the E-Safety pledge annually and will do so again in February 2020.
We expect all children at Barrow Hedges to follow our Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) when using technology at school. Click on the link below to download a copy (it could be useful at home too). In addition, our E-Safety Policy can be found by clicking on the hyperlink or going to the parents tab, then policies.
Keeping children safe online is a shared responsibility. To help you to support us with this and to help your child to learn to use the Internet safely at home, here are some links and documents we hope you will find useful below: