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Respect

The importance of valuing others, listening to different viewpoints, taking care of belongings, manners, appreciating the diversity which exists in our community and beyond

Excellence

The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.

Aspiration

The desire to grow and develop, achieving the best for ourselves and each other.

Cooperation

The knowledge that working with others, asking for help when needed and supporting others to develop are the foundations of growth.

Happiness

The importance of joy in what we do, discovering our strengths and using them.

E-SAFETY

Advice for Parents

Advice for Parents  1 Please Come and ask staff for help if you need it.

E-Safety Day


We have celebrated e-safety day in recent years by taking part in a range of activities.  Together, we all aimed to create a better internet together.  Here are some images of us celebrating e-safety day.

Staying Safe on the Internet 

 

You can use your computer for lots of fun things – on and off the internet. One of the exciting things you can do on the internet is to play games, on your own or with people all over the world. Lots of people like to make new friends on the internet. They can go on sites where you can talk to people who like the same things. In this area you can find out what is cool on your computer and also how to use it in a safe way.

Meet SID...
SID is a superhero who protects children on the internet! He likes to fly around and teach children how to stay safe. He also loves to sing…

SID's top tips when using the internet:

 

1. The people you don't know are strangers. They're not always who they say they are. 

2. Be nice to people on the computer like you would in the playground. 

3. Keep your personal information private. 

4. If you ever get that "Uh Oh" feeling You should tell a grown up!

Welcome to Hector's World™



Watch Hector and his friends learning how to use their computers safely! Click  the link below and it will take you to the Hector's World website where you can watch Hector's cartoons on how to use computers safely. 

 

Cyber bullying


What is Cyber bullying?



Cyber bullying (online bullying) is when a person or a group of people uses the internet, email, online games or any other kind of digital technology to threaten, tease, upset or humiliate someone else.

How can I stop cyber bullying? 

Sometimes it can seem like cyber bullying will never end, but there are some things you can do to make it stop. Nobody has to go through online bullying alone and often the first step in stopping it is to tell someone about it. Think about talking to an adult that you trust. They can help you report the cyber bullying and give you more confidence to deal with the situation. You might want to talk to a parent, carer, family member or teacher. 

How do I stop bullying on social networking sites?

Social networking is a great way to have fun and keep up to date with your friends. But sometimes people use social networks to be abusive or nasty towards other people. Getting bullied on a social network can be really upsetting, so it’s important to block and report anyone who bullies you. Setting up a safe profile is a really important part of social networking. Learn how to deal with bullying on sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and many more. Remember you must be 16 to have a social networking accounts like Facebook. 

Who can I talk to?



If you feel upset about anything you have seen on the computer or if someone has said something which makes you feel bad or funny inside – you need to tell your mum, dad or whoever looks after you at home. If you want to talk to someone else you can call ‘Childline’, which is a place where people who are nice can help you. They won’t tell anyone that you have called and it’s free. You can phone them on: 0800 1111.  You can also talk to your teachers if anything is upsetting you and they will help you.

The most important thing is to remember is to tell a grown up you like and trust if you are unhappy or scared about anything.

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