With more children than ever having access to the internet, it is crucial that we understand how to protect our children online. At the heart of this is helping children to understand how to protect themselves and manage the risks that they face when online. Below you will find some of the learning the children have done in school to help raise awareness of these.
We have also put together a series of links to websites that can provide you and your child with all the information you need to stay safe online.
Safer Internet Day 2020
Tuesday 11th February
Every year at Five Spires Academy, we celebrate Safer Internet Day. This day is designed to empower our pupils to take control of their digital lives. This year the theme is 'Together for a Better Internet'.
To launch Safer Internet Day, Mrs Graham delivered an assembly to the school which discussed the risks the children may face and ways in which they can keep themselves and others safe. Below is a video which highlights some of these issues:
All pupils from Nursery up to Year 4 have taken part in various activities and you will find examples of their amazing work below!
In this section, you will find resources which may support you and your child at home. You will also find a list of useful websites which you will find further information and support about current risks online.
Smartie the penguin has wonderful stories to share with the children in EYFS and KS1. He introduces the children to risks online and provides a great way to discuss these with your child. Below you will find a link to the website where you can download these stories and other great resources: