Online Safety

 

Being online is an integral part of our children’s lives. Social media, online games, websites and apps can be easily accessed through a range of devices – all of which form a part of our children’s online world.

The internet and online technology provides new opportunities for children’s learning and growth, but it can also expose them to new types of risks.

Online Safety at Revoe

 

Online safety forms a fundamental part of Revoe’s safeguarding and child protection measures and we take the matter very seriously. We work closely with our children to help them understand the dangers and to consider carefully their interactions in the digital world to help them learn how to keep themselves safe and be respectful and responsible users of  technology.

At RLA, online safety is taught through discrete lessons in Computing and PSHE where we foster an open environment in which children are encouraged to ask questions and participate in ongoing conversations about the benefits and dangers of the online world.

Through the regular sharing of our Acceptable Use Agreement and the online safety procedures that we have in place, we ensure our children keep safe and learn about online safety, both in and outside of school.

Reporting Concerns

From an early age, children are taught the importance of reporting concerns. This can be to a trusted adult both at home or in school but also through wider methods such as:

Supporting Resources

To support our children making the most of the internet and empower them to make smart, confident decisions, we adopt the fundamentals from the Be Internet Legends code. 

Children are encouraged to:

  • Be Internet Sharp - Think before they share

 

  • Be Internet Alert - Check it's for real

 

  • Be Internet Secure - Protect their stuff

 

  • Be Internet Kind - Respect each other 

 

  • Be Internet Brave - When in doubt, discuss

Children can become Internet Legends with Interland. This online adventure teaches children the key lessons of internet safety through four fun, challenging games. Click below to play:

 

Online Safety Events

Each February, we celebrate Safer Internet day (SID), which promotes the safe and responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world. 

The theme once again for 2022 is:

 

'Together for a Better Internet'

 

We will join together to help make the internet a safer and better place for all.

 

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