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COMPUTER SCIENCE

 

E-SAFETY

St. Mary’s Catholic Primary School

Love, Listen and Learn 

Mission Statement

St. Mary’s school community follows the teachings of Jesus Christ, working together to develop the whole child, in a spiritual, moral, academic, physical, social and emotional way, within a caring and supportive environment. 

Overview

E-Safety encompasses Internet technologies and electronic communications such as mobile phones as well as collaboration tools and personal publishing. It highlights the need to educate pupils about the benefits and risks of using technology and provides safeguards and awareness for users to enable them to control their online experience.

The potential that technology has to impact on the lives of all citizens increases year on year. This is probably even more true for children, who are generally much more open to developing technologies than many adults. In many areas technology is transforming the way that schools teach and that children learn. At home, technology is changing the way children live and the activities in which they choose to partake; these trends are set to continue.

Our e-Safety Policy has been written by the school, building on government guidance. 

  • The school’s e-safety policy will operate in conjunction with other policies including those for ICT, Student Behaviour, Bullying (including cyber bullying) Cross Curriculum, Child Protection, Data Protection and Security.

 

ICT & Computing

Philosophy & Overview

At St Mary’s we value the contribution that technology can make for the benefit of all pupils, staff, parents and governors. We strive to provide safe opportunities in all subjects to motivate and inspire pupils and raise standards across the curriculum. Everyone in our school community will become lifelong learners equipped to meet developing technology with confidence, enthusiasm and the skills that will prepare them for a future in an ever-changing world.

Aims

  • To enable our staff and pupils to become competent, confident and independent users of technology

  • To provide pupils with the computational skills necessary to become independent learners

  • To develop a creative and cross-curricular approach to the teaching and learning of Computing

  • To promote safe and sensible use of technology through a dedicated e-safety curriculum.

  • To use new technologies to enable good quality teaching and learning to take place

  • To ensure appropriate and equal access to technology for all children regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or ability

  • To commit to the Continuous Professional Development of Computing

  • To ensure our pupils take advantage of the ever quickening pace of technological change

  • To provide pupils with an understanding of the role technology plays in everyday life at present and its importance in the future

  • To give children opportunities to access the Computing Curriculum through home-school links.

 

Have a look at our polices and how we keep safe on the internet:

ICT POLICY 2016

E-SAFETY POLICY 2016

ICT & COMPUTING YEARLY CURRICULUM 2016

ICT & COMPUTING KEY STAGE EXPECTATIONS

ONLINE SAFETY FOR PARENTS 2016

Computer Agreement KS1

Computer Agreement KS2

How To Be Safe At Home

Online Safety Keep Child Safe

CHATTING ONLINE AND CHILD SAFETY

MUSIC LEAFLET

SEARCH GUIDE LEAFLET

SOCIAL NETWORKING LEAFLET