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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.

Staying Safe Online

Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online

 

As a parent or carer you play a key role in helping your child to stay safe online.

 

Screen time

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health recently offered preliminary data from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study.

Data showed that:

  • MRI scans found significant differences in the brains of some children who reported using smartphones, tablets, and video games more than seven hours a day.
  • Children who reported more than two hours a day of screen time got lower scores on thinking and language tests.

 

Resources 

Here are some great resources that will give you lots of tips and ideas about staying safe online.  

 

saferinternet.org.uk/

 

Here you can find more tips on how to set up parental controls online

 

nspcc.org.uk

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