Everyone is making increased use of ICT in all aspects of their lives. This is equally true for students in school, where ICT often provides a modern alternative to more traditional approaches to learning. Whilst encouraging this approach, we take e-safety seriously at The Brooksbank School, and it is essential that students and their families understand some of the dangers of working, playing and communicating online. At school, students discuss e-safety in assemblies, tutorial sessions and in their ICT lessons.
Before they are permitted to access the school’s network, students are required to sign an Acceptable Use Policy. This document can be downloaded from our policies section. The key points contained in the full policy are as follows:
Talk to an adult you trust – your form teacher, a subject teacher, your parents … it doesn’t matter who, just tell someone.
If it’s something that’s happened in school then send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
If it’s something that’s happened out of school hours and you feel that you need to report the incident then look out for the following logos:
To help families understand e-safety issues and how to protect children at home, we have collated the following resources for parents:
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