We believe it is vital that children understand the importance of staying safe online, including what to do if they feel uncomfortable and how to report concerns. We feel that our E-Safety curriculum needs to link to broader school experiences, including PSHE, and that we should keep the profile of this important area of learning high. To support this, we have a whole-school focus on E-Safety at the start of every school term, including linked display boards, PSHE lessons and where appropriate, linked class or school worship too.
At Wheatley, we use Google’s ‘Be Internet Awesome’ scheme of work, an internet safety program proven to positively impact student learning on topics of online safety and digital citizenship, to help support and educate children on how to remain safe and in control, both in school and at home. We aim, and would love your support with this, to prepare our pupils to:
The following contains useful advice for children and parents/ carers: