E-Safety: Blog post 28.09.18

Since our introductory parent meeting, there have been lots of interesting conversations regarding managing screen time.  The staff have been discussing how we could have an ‘unplugged’ day at school: have your family had a discussion about when or how you will have a digital-detox?  We would love to hear feedback about anything you are […]

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E-Safety: Education for a Connected World

On Tuesday morning this week, we were thrilled to host so many parents at our first E-Safety meeting this year. We began by discussing headline issues that had emerged from a recent nationwide survey of children’s online lives and use of technology, conducted by the London Grid for Learning (LGFL) – ‘Hopes and Streams’ (attached […]

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E-Safety: Education for a Connected World

Thank you to all parents who attended our workshop on Tuesday morning. The turn out was fantastic and there was some really helpful discussion. We discussed practical steps we can take to manage our device usage and screen time. This was followed up with reflective lessons taught around the school. Please use these as a […]

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OoVoo – A Guide for Parents

OoVoo is among some of the most popular Apps for young children at the minute. However, with a minimum age limit of 13 to be able to use the app, this clearly shows that the creators deem the app to be inappropriate for primary aged children. Enabling video chat and group chats, OoVoo provides a […]

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‘Our Pact’ – a hassle free solution to parental controls…and it’s free!

‘Our Pact’ is an app for parents to download, which helps them set their own custom made internet controls. It works on all devices, smartphones, androids, tablets and computers. It also controls multiple types of devices, remotely, all at once.  You can set time limits on your children’s internet use as well as limiting their internet access. Have […]

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Internet Safety Talk – Resources For Parents

Dear parents/carers, For those who missed the talk, or for those who would just like to have the resources handy – here are the slides used in our internet safety talk. I hope this helps. Any questions – just ask! Josh David – Computing coordinator. e-safety-parents-talk-primary-sept-2016

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Internet Safety Talk – Thank you to everyone who attended!

Thank you so much to all the parents/carers who sacrificed their time to attend our St Catherine’s internet safety talk on Wednesday morning this week. We had an excellent number of parents attend and the support from parents has truly been fantastic. I am aware, that for a multitude of reasons, there will have been […]

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David Cameron – Internet Safety at Number 10

Whilst being quizzed by school children this week, David Cameron has given the public an insight into his internet safety rules at number 10. The Prime Minister, who has three children, said that he limits their “screen time” and encourages them to lead “very active” lives. When asked specifically about technology and internet safety, he explained: “The children […]

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