Safer Internet day 2019
Safer Internet Day 2019 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 5th February with the theme “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you.”
At Ashton Gate, KS1 will be watching a cartoon in assembly and discussing it in the classroom, KS2 will have a big focus on ways to stay safe and be responsible online.
More details to follow
Safer Internet Day 2018
This year's theme was 'Be the change: Unite for a better Internet'.
KS2 held an assembly which focused on the Power of the Image. Where there are many advantages and positives to using the internet, it is still important to be mindful when posting images online (this goes for parents too!)
The internet is still a great place to share photos with people we know and trust, as long as
we do it safely.
Before you take and share a photo, ask yourself some questions to make sure you are
1. Who am I sharing this photo with? It is someone I know and trust in real life?
2. Who else might get to see it? Remember anyone can send or share a photo with others.
3. What will people be able to find out about me? Are there any clues to your personal
information in the photo?
4. What will people be able to find out about the other people in the photo? Have you shared
someone else’s personal information by accident too?
The key thing to remember is to take a moment to think before you post. That applies to
comments and messages too! If anything or anyone ever upsets you online, always tell a
trusted adult. They can help you feel better and help to find a positive solution to
Useful online safety guidelines to discuss with your child -
See the document attached for more information
Useful websites for more information:
A video and information to keep phones and tablets safe for children to use
Some guidance on what primary age children might use technology for and how we can support/protect them
www.commonsensemedia.org (this website provides independent reviews, age ratings and other information about all types of media)