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Online Safety Newsletters
Autumn Term 2020
As many schools look forward to welcoming their pupils back into the classroom, we know that both schools, pupils and families have needed to embrace remote learning and increased internet usage over the last few months. For many this has enabled them to continue with some aspects of learning and engage with their peers, friends and, for staff, their colleagues, but as always, the internet has its safety issues for both pupils and adults, especially as new apps and platforms are launched.
Over the summer, we have once again reviewed some of the new guidance and resources available for both schools and parents/carers, including our own updated schools online safety model policy template for you to download and use as needed.
We hope our autumn online safety newsletters for School Staff and our Parents and Carers edition will prove helpful and informative. Please feel free to share them with your personal and / or professional networks and to your parent body.
Both editions feature a range of guidance, news, links and updates about online safety particularly pertinent in view of current issues and concerns:
Our newsletter for staff includes reviews and details about:
Our newsletter for parents and carers includes reviews and details about:
For more information, advice and training about online safety across the curriculum and embedding this within a wider whole school approach to include mental health, positive relationships and safeguarding, please contact the Herts for Learning Wellbeing team at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Herts for Learning | Online Safety
Reviewed & updated June 2020