At Castle Cary School the safety of children is of upmost importance; this extends beyond the school gates!
Throughout our curriculum we teach the children about how to use all technology in a safe manner, whether this be using the internet, mobile phones, online gaming or online privacy.
Commitment to Online safety
In 2019 we were awarded the 360 degree safe accreditation as recognition of our commitment to Online safety. This was renewed in 2022.
Following the visit, the Assessor reported on
“The leadership by the Online Safety Lead of a highly effective Online Safety committee; the whole-school ethos with shared responsibility for Online Safety: with ‘Online Safety being everyone’s concern’ . There is an effective online safety curriculum and excellent engagement with parents through regular communication, a high visibility of Online Safety around the school and a rapid response to issues mentioned by parents”
- Conversation starters for parents and carers
- Information and online resources
- Fun things to do with younger children
- Quick activities
- Facebook checklist
- Instagram Checklist
- Snapchat Checklist
- Twitter Checklist
- SYGNO Booklet
- Digital Parenting Magazine
- A Guide to Roblox
- Parenting in a digital world
- Young children and screen time
- A Parents' Guide to Technology
Internet Matters: www.internetmatters.org
Contacts for help and support:
For help or advice phone 0808 800 5002 (O2/NSPCC)