E-safety is an important part of keeping our students safe at the Archer Academy. We have extensive security measures in place in school, which are monitored both internally and externally, to help safeguard our students from potential dangers or unsuitable material. Any E-safety incidents are recorded and managed in accordance with our E-safety policy. E-safety is taught regularly through pastoral time, special workshops and our Lifelong Learning curriculum where we explain and demonstrate how to stay safe and behave appropriately online.
We can only be successful in keeping each of our students safe online if we work with parents to ensure the E-safety message is consistent. It is important that parents speak to their children about how they can keep safe and behave appropriately online.
It’s essential to be realistic – banning the internet or technology will not work and it often makes a child less likely to report a problem. The internet and new technologies are wonderful and fully embedded part of modern life, therefore, education around safe use is essential.
We were joined in December by Luke Brent-Savage from ECP to lead workshops with our students and parents. You can access the resources from these workshops below.