Category: Online Safety

Digital Leader visit St William’s Catholic Primary

Last week I visited St William’s Catholic Primary school to talk to their digital leaders. I was warmly met by Nicholas, Musa, Hannah, Harry, Wiki, Reece and Mrs Battersby. The children attended day one of the Bradford Digital Leader Academy in October and...

Social Media and Violence

Social media now plays a central role in the lives of young people in the UK, with the vast majority of teenagers using smartphones and tablets to access online platforms throughout their waking hours. The integration of social media into the daily lives...

Growing Up Digital

This is a new report from the children’s commissioner, Anne Longfield, that has a lot of material that will be interesting to educators including: One third of internet users are under 18 3-4 year olds spend 8 hours a week online 11-18 year...

Understanding Ofsted and Online Safety – Achieving the E-Safety Mark at your school

Last year Ofsted published Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings that contained significant changes regarding how Inspectors consider Online Safety and Online Bullying within a Safeguarding inspection. In September this year the DfE published Keeping children safe in education –...