Due to unexpected circumstances, the following appendix can not be added to the relevant policies but will be in due course.
Appendix to the Safeguarding and Online Safety Policies in response to COVID-19:
Online Safety and Providing Off Site Teaching
All staff who interact with children and young people, including online, will continue to look out for signs a child may be at risk.
Online teaching should follow usual principles for safe and acceptable use of technology. This includes, but is not limited to:
The school has communicated basic information to parents where online learning platforms are being used which has included:
How to report a concern
Parents and carers have also been provided with details/links to support services via the school website e.g. ThinkUKnow, Safer Internet Centre, and National Online Safety Website etc.
The school recognises that not all children will have access to a computer or internet facilities in the home, and has ensured that age appropriate resources have been provided for any child who needs them.