Digital Worries

Our digital leaders have been working hard across the 1st half term, having weekly meetings and completing weekly challenges. All of the digital leaders have created their own introduction videos for their display board to explain who they are and why they wanted to be a digital leader. Their second task was to check that […]

E-safety Mark Achievement

An Assessor from the South West Grid for Learning recently visited Unsworth to review the school’s e-safety provision. The Assessor met school staff, parents and carers, Governors and pupils  and was pleased to find that the school provides a high level of protection for users of the new technologies. The South West Grid for Learning Trust […]

A Parent Guide to WhatsApp

Below is a WhatsApp guide developed by CEOP and shared through Parent Info. It gives an overview of key aspects for parents to consider. One major concern with WhatsApp is that the recommended age is 13, but many children as young as 6 or 7 are using the service. The maturity of users is a real […]

E-Warrior Emoji Challenge

Over the last two weeks our E-Warrior team have been preparing in their classes for the emoji challenge ready for Safer Internet Day 2017. The E-Warriors were challenged to ask their class to prepare emoji messages for emoji charades to share with the rest of the school in assembly. They were given their brief and then […]

The Unsworth eWarriors are coming!

In September our Unsworth eWarrior Digital  Leader and E-Safety group will launch. This new group will be made up of 3 children from each class from Y2 upwards and will aim to empower our children to help develop and shape our digital curriculum. Children who are interested will have the chance to apply for the year long […]

Making the Internet a Safer Place!

Each evening this week the children will be bringing home some resources from the UK Safer Internet Centre. You can click here to access a range of other materials from them. In school we will be raising further awareness about using the Internet safely as an extension of the work we already do through our curriculum.

How tech savvy are young children?

Recently the UK Council for Internet Child Safety conducted some research into the use of tablets and computers by 0-4 years. They have produced a short report about their findings, which provides some interesting statistics about how the technology is being used and the report highlights how  tech savvy very young children are becoming. Click […]

Digital conversations

The UK Safer Internet Centre have produced some great resources for parents all around having regular conversations with children about their use of the Internet and social media. There are some great guides available to download and useful advice about how to ensure children are safe and prepared for the online world! Click here to […]