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E-SAFETY : ONLINE ADVICE and SUPPORT

We take E-Safety very seriously at William Lilley and we will use this page to share with you any information that we receive from official capacities. We have filtering systems in place to prevent children at school accessing websites considered to be unsafe or inappropriate. We teach children the importance of keeping their personal details private and safe and how to behave politely and responsibly online. Children also learn to tell a trusted adult if they don't like what they see online. Pupils are never left unattended whilst online and teachers ensure that this does not happen.

 

Online safety now covers the issues associated with all information systems and electronic communications. This encompasses not only the internet but all wireless electronic communications including mobile phones and devices, games consoles, cameras and webcams. Technology often provides a platform to facilitate harm; however it is important to remember that the issue at hand is not the technology but the behaviour around how it is used. Adults remaining vigilant about children's online communications will be the best strategy for managing children's safety online. 

 

As School is closed until further notice, the majority of children will not be accessing the internet at school. To support our wider duty of care we will:

  • ensure that any use of online learning tools and systems are in line with privacy and data protection/GDPR requirements, 
  • not conduct any virtual lessons,
  • only use specific communication technologies to share learning opportunities as listed (School website, William Lilley Twitter feed, Purple Mash, Class Dojo, Bug Club, William Lilley You Tube Channel) and use email, school mobile phones, Class Dojo and Groupcall to communicate with parents. The usual professional standards will apply.

 

The way we are currently operating in response to the Coronavirus is fundamentally different to 'business as usual'. However, we are focused on continuing to put the best interests of children first and strengthening our processes. For more information about our approach or to raise any concerns you may have, please contact the School:

nursery@williamlilley.notts.sch.uk

reception@williamlilley.notts.sch.uk

keystage1@williamlilley.notts.sch.uk

office18@williamlilley.notts.sch.uk

07752 261 001

Either email, call or text, ensuring you leave your child's name and your contact details and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as we can.

 

For information on E-Safety at home, please see the links below. These are not an exhaustive list but provide the key organisations who are working hard to keep our children safe.

 

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