On-line Safety

 

Please see attached our On-line Safety Policy

On-line Safety at Our Lady’s’

Children are taught on-line safety sessions once every half term in school in their class and is taught separately to the Computing sessions.  At Our Lady’s we follow eLIM lessons plans.  The e-Learning and Information Management (eLIM) Service is an Education Technology which is part of Somerset's Support Services for Education. 

Elim supports our School to develop innovative, engaging, effective and safe use of technology.  Part of this is providing us with resources to deliver effective and interactive on-line safety lessons. 

Each class follows a set of plans called ‘Active Bytes’ during our on-line safety sessions.  These termly lessons and assemblies (in class) focus on these themes:    

Autumn Term: I am kind and responsible    

Spring Term: I am safe and secure    

Summer Term: I am healthy    

Each term lessons and assemblies are focused on the above themes and are age appropriate to each year group and stage of development.  Firstly, children explore what it means to be kind and responsible on-line, and taking responsibility for their actions.  Following on from this children learn how they can stay safe when using technology as well as how to stay secure such as keeping personal information safe.  Lastly, children also discover ways to stay healthy on-line including building healthy habits when using technology (please see images below) These posters are also age appropriate and displayed in the children’s classrooms. 

 

We also carry out a PREVENT session annually, which is explored sensitively.  Children in EYFS and KS1 think about who can join in different celebrations, and then they consider how celebrations can be spoilt and how to stop this.  Children in KS2 explore a number of themes including how their actions affect themselves and others, to care about other people’s feelings and to try to see things from their points of view.

For further information on the nature of the on-line lessons we teach, please click on the link below

https://www.somerset.org.uk/sites/edtech/Pages/ActiveBYTES.aspx