Horringer Court Middle School

National Online Safety

We are delighted to say that we successfully met all the criteria to achieve the @natonlinesafety Certified School Community accreditation for the 2020/21 academic year.  THANK YOU to our whole school community for your support and commitment to Online Safety!

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Please see the attached for the updated Risk Assessment

On Tuesday, 9 February 2021, we will celebrate the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day with actions taking place right across the globe. With a theme once again of “Together for a better internet”, the day calls upon all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and young people. With this in mind we wanted to share online safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online. There are multiple links on our Online Safety Page and in this article. To read more about Safer Internet Day follow this link: ·Safer Internet Day

The internet is amazing. Children can play, learn, create and connect – opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities. But with the digital world changing all the time, how can you make sure your child’s staying safe? The following website has lots of useful information to help you support your children whilst exploring the online world.

Gaming is a big part of many peoples lives, particularly children. Follow the link to find help and advice for young people who are playing online games where they have the opportunity to chat to other players.

We all make mistakes but it is important not to bury your head in the sand and ignore it. Advice on who to talk to and where to get help is available in school but also by following the following link.

There is lots of advice to support children and families around managing screen time, particularly with the move to Remote Learning. The following sites have useful guides and tips to help find the best balance.

The attached document outlines our remote learning offer for parents and is to be read in conjunction with the remote learning guidance document.