Safeguarding and E-Safety

Safeguarding

If you have any concerns or queries regarding safeguarding please contact Mrs Luxon. In her absence please contact Mr Coombs, Mrs Mitchell or Mrs Bowman. They are St George’s safeguarding officers.

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Safe Guarding Child Protection Policy 2020

Child protection Policy – COVID19 APPENDIX

Keeping_children_safe_in_education_2020

Safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone at St George’s Primary School.  Our dedicated staff have regular training in relation to both Special Educational Needs and Safeguarding / Child protection. 

As a member of the public, you can ask for advice or refer a concern to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) yourself:  Tel 01202 228866.

If you have any concerns about a staff member, contact the Headteacher.

The Local Area Designated Officer (LADO) at Dorset County Council. Tel: 01305 228327

E-safety

This page will have different resources available to help with E-safety. We will also post guidance, our E-safety policy and activities that you may find useful. If you have any queries or would like to discuss E-safety you can contact our Safe-Guarding team or Mr Wilson (E-safety leader, EPICT qualified).

E-safety can be defined as the safe and responsible use of technology and is as much about behaviour as it is security.

E-Safety Policy 2019– this policy outlines the schools approach to E-safety. 

Below are two guides – one referring catfishing, the other about age ratings.

Catfishing-Parents-Guide-Feb-2019 

Age_Ratings_January_2019

Below are links to websites that provide support, advice and resources. 

  • Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online
  • Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
  • Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
  • Internet Matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
  • London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
  • Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC and O2, including a guide to social networks, apps and games
  • Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
  • UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services

Government has also provided:

Friday 28th February

This week we had a visit from the NSPCC discussing staying safe online. The children were given tips and advice. In KS1 we discussed staying safe in general with links to online safety.

Monday 27th February 2019

Thank you to those parents who attended the E-Safety information meeting after school. Mr Wilson will be holding another of these sessions later in the year (dates to be confirmed).

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