Education on the issues of online safety and wellbeing is delivered across relevant areas of the curriculum to all age groups within the school. We follow a set of SMART rules which are reproduced in ICT access points around the school. As this area of education is constantly developing with the pace of technological change we strive to constantly review our curriculum provision.
As our students are so vulnerable we aim to embed safeguarding practice into all our activities. The boxes below contain links to the latest government guidance on Online Safety Issues.
Some useful links below.
In January 2015 Stone Bay School was awarded the bronze EU e-safety label. This was achieved through assessment of our infrastructure, policy and practice. The award is supported by Microsoft and undertaken by schools across the European Union.
- The further development of an Online Wellbeing committee consisting of the e-
safety co-ordinator, PSHCE co-ordinator, three students, the IT manager and a Governor.
- Regular assemblies highlighting e-
- Development of a student resource pack outlining the SMART rules with symbol support.
- Inclusion of an e-
safety option on behaviour monitoring systems.
- Creating an e-
safety guide for parents.
- SMART rules posters displayed near all computers.
- Inclusion of e-
safety training with staff child protection training which all staff will undertake within 1 year.
- Review of e-
safety provision at end of each academic year.