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Welcome to the Computing section of the website. The documents below will tell you all about how we teach Computing at St Bartholomew's School. If you have any questions about the teaching and learning of Computing - please do get in touch.

Charlotte Collings

Computing Co-ordinator

Computing Policy

Online Safety

We take safeguarding and online safety very seriously at St. Bartholomew’s School. We want to work with you to keep your children safe. Please be aware that if we have any concerns about children accessing inappropriate computer games or social media sites, we will contact you to discuss our concerns. 

 

You may find the following links helpful when helping your child to stay safe online:
http://parentinfo.org/ This website was developed out of a partnership between CEOP and The Parent Zone and contains lots of good Online Safety advice.
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/ Here you will find Online Safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.
http://www.childnet.com/ An organisation working directly with children, parents and teachers to ensure that the issues of online child protection and the safe and positive use of the internet are addressed.
http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre has set up its own website which has been designed and written specifically for children, young people, teachers, parents and carers.
http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/ Kidsmart is an award winning internet safety website for parents and those working with children. It has been developed by the children's internet charity Childnet International and has excellent information on many of the technologies used by children, with guidance on how to ‘stay safe’ online.
http://www.bullying.co.uk/ One in five young people have experienced bullying by text message or via email. This web site gives advice for children and parents on cyberbullying.
http://www.internetmatters.org/ Specific help on how to set up internet controls at home. Guidance and articles for parents about keeping children safe online.

 

Online safety policy (agreed by governors February 2019)

Online safety newsletter for parents

Our Growing up Online workshop was very successful.  

Julia stated "You had a fantastic turnout - the highest I've had in any school."

92 people attended in total.  53 children from Classes 3 and 4, 33 parents, 4 members of staff and 3 governors.  

On March 8th 2017 we had a workshop for parents of Classes 1 and 2.  We found out that there is You Tube for kids which provides a safer way for children to access appropriate You Tube content.  We were introduced to Kiddle (an alternative to Google which is an easier search engine for children to use).  We also looked at the Tech Safe App (for under 5's), this includes links to great content to start conversations with your children about safety online - Digiduck and Smartie).
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