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E-safety Support's Free package is our free entry level membership. It will help you with practical guidance on e-safety for your school. Our monthly emails and special reports provide the latest policy information, advice on what you need to do for Ofsted, your essential glossary of key online terms and useful articles from our e-safety expert and other teachers tackling the same issues as you.
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What Every Teacher Needs To Know About Social Media
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Social media - interacting with other people online to exchange comments, ideas and innovations - is becoming an increasingly prevalent part of everyone's social life. But should it extend to the workplace, and when boundaries between professional and personal blur, how should we determine what is and is not acceptable? This report provides teachers with an overview of the key issues when it comes to teaching and social media. It clarifies how social media can be a useful educational tool, some useful statistics, safe usage tips and how to avoid being a victim of online abuse. The report includes two case studies and top tips.

Resource type: SUPPORT AND ADVICE Education level: All Levels
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What Every Teacher Needs To Know About Digital Literacy
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Digital literacy is not simply maintaining and developing a familiarity with computers, the internet and the possibilities afforded by incorporating ICT – it is more about future proofing learning, keeping teaching accessible and relevant to pupils, and extending and embedding key skills and concepts into pupils lives – both in and out of school.

In the What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Digital Literacy report, find out how to use ICT, the internet and digital devices to enhance learning and also prepare students for a digital future.

Resource type: SUPPORT AND ADVICE Education level: All Levels
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2018/19 Academic Year Wall Planners
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If you are looking for ideas for planning your safeguarding or e-safety activities throughout the year, these 2018/2019 academic year wall planners are ideal. We have offered suggestions on how the E-safety Support and Safeguarding Essentials resources can be used throughout the year as well as having space for you to insert your own activities. We also highlight some of the key safeguarding and e-safety events throughout the year.

Contains 2 Documents
  • Pdf E-safety Wall Planner
  • Pdf Safeguarding Wall Planner
Resource type: SUPPORT AND ADVICE Education level: All Levels
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What Every Teacher Needs To Know About E-safety
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This report begins with Ofsted's definition of e-safety, and explains why teachers should be concerned about it, both relating to their own online behaviour, and that of their students. The report includes some useful background statistics, and highlights things that teachers should look out for when it comes to e-safety, including content, contact and conduct issues. The document goes on to clarify the importance of the schools e-safety policy, and how to ensure that your web habits at home don't impact on your reputation at school. The report includes case studies and useful links.

Resource type: SUPPORT AND ADVICE Education level: All Levels
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What Every Teacher Needs To Know About Friendly WiFi
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Following the launch of the Friendly WiFi scheme, we are delighted to provide an essential guide for teachers.

Friendly WiFi is the world’s first safe certification standard designed to keep children and young people safe online when they use public WiFi. Friendly WiFi was set up to check that UK venues who offer their guests or customers WiFi, have the right filters in place, to block people from viewing child abuse websites and pornography.

This document gives guidance on helping students understand how Friendly WiFi can protect them and is also a useful tool to share with parents about the scheme.

Resource type: SUPPORT AND ADVICE Education level: All Levels
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Safeguarding Checklist for Schools
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This safeguarding checklist is based on the Department for Education’s statutory safeguarding guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education, as well as inter-agency safeguarding guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children and guidance on the inspection of safeguarding from Ofsted.

It provides a starting point for reviewing and assessing your current safeguarding provision in school.

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Resource type: GUIDANCE Education level: All Levels
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Mental Well-being Checklist for Schools
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This mental well-being checklist will help demonstrate that mental well-being is already on your school’s agenda.

The checklist will assist school leaders when reviewing their mental well-being provision including curriculum contents, staff training and policy implementation.

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Resource type: GUIDANCE Education level: All Levels
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How to Create a Strong Password
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What makes a password strong? The key to creating a strong password is to understand how your password might be stolen, hacked or guessed. This guidance document gives teaching staff an overview of how this is done, and how you can protect yourself. The information can easily be edited and reproduced for the benefit of students or younger pupils. The guidance includes tips for strong passwords, what to avoid doing when you create a password, and useful links for secure password generation, remembering passwords, and creating an encrypted text file to store your passwords. Password security is a key issue in e-safety for everybody, so it is vital that teaching staff understand this and are able to prove to Ofsted that password security is taken seriously in school

Resource type: GUIDANCE Education level: All Levels
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Secondary Assembly 16: Bullying
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In this key stage 3 and key stage 4 assembly, pupils will build on their knowledge of bulling and develop an awareness of the short-term and long-term impacts of bullying on the victims.

In addition, they will learn ways to deal with bullying situations.

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Resource type: ASSEMBLY PLANS Education level: Secondary
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Secondary Assembly 07: Safer Internet Day
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This assembly resource engages with the ICT, PSHE and Citizenship curriculum allowing teachers to raise children’s awareness and understanding of ‘Safer Internet Day’. This is the 15th ‘Safer Internet Day’ and occurs on 6th February 2018.

The assembly plan addresses the theme of ‘Safer Internet Day’ for 2018: ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: a better internet starts with you'. This assembly presentation highlights the positive ways in which the online world can be used. As part of this assembly, children are given examples of how to use the Internet in a constructive way.

Pupils are given the opportunity to suggest how they might use the Internet in a positive way and how they can get involved in Safer Internet Day 2018.

Contains 2 Documents
  • Pdf Teacher Script for Safer Internet Day
  • Powerpoint PowerPoint Presentation for Safer Internet Day
Resource type: ASSEMBLY PLANS Education level: Secondary
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Primary Assembly 13: Bullying
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In this assembly designed for key stage 1 and 2, pupils will understand what bullying is and how bullying makes you feel. They will learn about ways to deal with bullying if it happens to them and where to go to for advice.

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Resource type: ASSEMBLY PLANS Education level: Primary
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Primary Assembly 08: Safer Internet Day
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This assembly resource engages with the ICT, PSHE and Citizenship curriculum allowing teachers to raise children’s awareness and understanding of ‘Safer Internet Day’. This is the 15th ‘Safer Internet Day’ and occurs on 6th February 2018.

The assembly plan addresses the theme of ‘Safer Internet Day’ for 2018: ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: a better internet starts with you'. This assembly presentation highlights the positive ways in which the online world can be used. As part of this assembly, children are given examples of how to use the Internet in a constructive way.

Pupils are given the opportunity to suggest how they might use the Internet in a positive way and how they can get involved in Safer Internet Day 2018.

Contains 2 Documents
  • Pdf Teacher Script for Safer Internet Day
  • Powerpoint PowerPoint Presentation for Safer Internet Day
Resource type: ASSEMBLY PLANS Education level: Primary
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