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E-Safety for Parents

Knightsfield School is committed to using technology to enhance the learning experience of its students. We take e-safety very seriously and have systems and procedures in place to protect students and staff. All students are taught how to keep themselves safe online in PSHCE and ICT lessons. We hold regular assemblies on current issues to make students aware of the dangers and to remind them of the strategies to keep themselves safe. Our school Internet server monitors and filters content of web pages and all use of the Internet is logged. All students and parents sign the acceptable use of ICT agreement and a log is kept of any e-safety incidents which are reported to us. All staff and governors have completed e-safety training which is updated on an annual basis.

It is important that your deaf child should stay safe when using ICT outside school. Deaf children can be vulnerable  because of the language difficulties they have associated with their deafness. Here are some websites which will help you to help your deaf child to stay safe. If you are worried about something you can contact the school for advice.

You can use the CEOP button if you need to report abuse.


Herts for Learning logo

Advice from Hertfordshire Grid for Learning on e-safety.

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Useful leaflet for parents about keeping children safe online issued by Kent County Council.

Think you Know logo

Guide to internet safety and safe surfing. Learn about online safety when using blogs, chatting, online gaming, P2P and other forms of technology like mobiles.

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A practical internet safety programme website produced by the children’s internet charity Childnet International.

Child Protection Company logo

Online training in e-safety. We are able to offer this free of charge to Knightsfield parents. Contact the school for further details.

CEOP logo

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) works across the UK tackling child sex abuse and providing advice about internet safety and online safety.

CEOP Report

Report abuse to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

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