E-Safety Information for Parents
Our ICT Vision at Ysgol Glan Gele
In Ysgol Glan Gele we envisage an environment where the use of digital technology is regarded as an integral part of everyday practices and administration management for all.
We recognise that children live in a rapidly changing environment where technology is extending human capacities. It is therefore our intention to prepare the children to understand, experience and make an active contribution to this digital world in order to learn, communicate and develop the appropriate skills. We want to empower children to identify the risks and responsibilities involved in e-technology and be able to transfer their ICT capabilities beyond the school environment to the wider world.
E-Safety at Ysgol Glan Gele
New technologies have become integral to the lives of children and young people in today’s society, both within schools and in their lives outside school.
The internet and other digital and information technologies are powerful tools, which open up new opportunities for everyone. Electronic communication helps teachers and pupils learn from each other. These technologies can stimulate discussion, promote creativity and increase awareness of context to promote effective learning. Children and young people should have an entitlement to safe internet access at all times.
- During their time at Ysgol Glan Gele the children are always supervised when they are accessing the internet.
- Staff have all had E-Safety training and act as good role models for the pupils
- We have an E-Safety Policy in place
- Our network has E-Safety measures in place.
- E-safety sessions / lessons take place
- Rules for safe internet use are displayed around the school
Parents and carers play a key role in supporting children to learn about how to stay safe online, and they are one of the first people children turn to if things go wrong.
Below is some information, help and advice to help you to ensure that your child is safe on the internet at home. Please do not hesitate to speak to a member of staff if you have any further questions relating to E-Safety.
If you are worried or concerned about anything online please click on this logo
Child friendly - this site will help your child go on the internet in a safe way and tell teach them who to talk to if they are worried.
The Hector’s World Safety Button is a child-activated safety tool which children can use if something on-screen upsets or worries them.
The file installs a swimming Hector’s World character on the computer screen. A child can just click on Hector character, who then covers the screen with a beautiful underwater scene and gives the child a positive written message, while encouraging them to get adult help.
Please click on the icon to download for free.
The NCA's CEOP Command (formerly the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account. They protect children from harm online and offline, directly through NCA led operations and in partnership with local and international agencies.
Advice and Resources about key E-Safety topics like social networking, as well as how-to-guides for setting up filters and parent settings.
Useful ways to keep your child safe online & a quick overview leaflet available to download and print out