e-Safety is a child-safety issue and not an ICT issue. It is a part of safeguarding in schools. For example, cyber bullying is considered alongside real-world bullying. In an increasingly digital age we need to be proactive in protecting stakeholders from the potential dangers.
To empower students to take responsibility for staying safe online.
To equip parents/carers with the skills to ensure e-safety in and out of the home
To provide staff with the skills and knowledge to both teach and be aware of e-
To ensure that roles and responsibilities are clearly defined and adhered to.
Roles and Responsibilities
All staff are responsible for e-safety at St Cuthbert’s. A parent representative will also be invited to join the e-safety team. The named governor for Safeguarding in the school is Mrs G Cockroft.
All of the ICT support staff are CEOP trained and NSPCC qualified to recognise potential e-Safety issues.