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Computing and Online Safety

Online Safety is an important part of keeping children safe at Green Hammerton School . We have extensive security measures in place in school to help safeguard pupils from potential dangers or unsuitable material. Any Online Safety incidents are recorded and managed in accordance with our Online Safety Policy.


Online Safety is taught to all pupils explaining and demonstrating how to stay safe and behave appropriately online.


We can only be successful in keeping children safe online if we work with parents to ensure the Online Safety message is consistent. It is important that parents speak to their children about how they can keep safe and behave appropriately online. However it is essential to be realistic - banning the internet or technology will not work and it often makes a child less likely to report a problem. Education around safe use is essential.


We recently held a school event for children, parents and carers,

where local PCS Officers came along and discussed with the children

the importance of Online Safety. Parents and carers were also invited to an

afternoon presentation on Online Safety. They gave lots of useful tips and information on how to keep your children safe online.

Internet Safety Videos

These are nationally approved Internet Safety Videos, designed for the appropriate age groups. They were used by PSCO Phil Wright during his sessions with the children in November 2018.