At Hoyle Court, we follow the Digital Literacy scheme of work by the South West Grid for Learning. This covers various aspects of staying safe online, the reliability of information we find online and copyright. An overview of the lessons covered can be found here.
Here you'll find lots of information about how to stay safe when using the Internet. Here at Hoyle Court we follow the SMART rules for staying safe:
Click on this link for more information about the SMART rules and to watch The Adventures of Kara, Winston and the Smart Crew:
Click on this link for older children. You may find the following short video clips useful - about staying safe online in 5 easy steps:
Information about staying safe online including cyber bullying can be found at:
Information on on how to protect children's privacy online:
Common Sense Media is an excellent site. They answer a wide range of common questions parents often have.
We support 'Safer Internet Day' every year in February
Child Exploitation and Online
Protection (CEOP) Centre
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre work to protect children online. They have a reporting button for children and parents to use if necessary. It is important that we all know how to report something online; our KS2 children have been made aware of this button. Click on the button to learn more about CEOP and find out how to report someone online.