Talking Angela – Talking sense or nonsense?

It has been brought to my attention that many parents and children are concerned about a series of Apps where children interact with an online sprite (computer graphic). One of these Apps is ‘Talking Angela’. Sound familiar? There has been a lot of hype in the media recently about these Apps, which appear at face […]

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Selfies: The good, the bad and the downright irritating

If you were to ask any child in KS2 what a selfie is, they would know. They seem to be everywhere. While at face value they may be amusing and an act of harmless fun, do they pose a threat which is more sinister? ‘Parentinfo’ are here to help and have written this really helpful article analysing […]

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Safer Internet Day 2016

Happy Safer Internet Day 2016 St Catherine’s! After another brilliant academic year of internet safety so far, St Catherine’s, among thousands of other schools around the world, welcomed Safer Internet Day 2016 (Tuesday 9th this week). Children from Nursery to Year 6 participated in: discussions, videos, carousel activities, assemblies, and E-Safety lessons throughout the day. […]

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Year 2 – Computing

Today is Safer Internet Day! We have all been taking part in a range of activites that have made us think just how important it is to be safe online. We watched a video about Lee and Kim’s adventure. From this we then spoke some more about how we can be safe online. We brainstormed […]

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‘Prevent Against Hate’

This month, the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has launched a ‘Prevent Against Hate’ website, as part of a drive from schools and everyone involved in education to prevent this issue growing. When we think of internet safety, as parents, we often think of strangers online, grooming and inappropriate  content. Sadly, there is also a new […]

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