Online Safety

Useful Parent Information

 Digital Devices and Sleep Deprivation

https://nationalonlinesafety.com/guides

Acceptable Use in School

Below you can download the Google Be Internet Legends Pledge used across our school. All children within the school are expected to abide by this pledge and are displayed in each classroom.

Online Safety Curriculum

At Kells Lane Primary School, we are dedicated to teaching our children about how to navigate the online world in a safe way. To support our teaching of online safety, we use The Education for a Connected World framework which highlights what a child should know in terms of current online technology, its influence on behaviour and development, and what skills each child needs to be safe online.

Aims of the Framework:

It focuses specifically on eight different aspects of online education:

  1. Self-image and Identity
  2. Online relationships
  3. Online reputation
  4. Online bullying
  5. Managing online information
  6. Health, wellbeing and lifestyle
  7. Privacy and security
  8. Copyright and ownership

Year 1 – Online Safety        

National curriculum:

  • Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.
What we need to learn: Skills we need:  
  • Know that almost all devices, websites, apps and other online services come with privacy setting that can be used to control what is shared.
  • Knowing different strategies for staying safe when communicating with others, especially people they do not know/have never met.
  • To access and use basic privacy settings
  • To understand what communication is and how certain forms of communication can be unsafe
 
 
 
Year 2 – Online Safety

National curriculum:

  • Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.
What we need to learn: Skills we need:  
  • That online platforms and search engines gather personal data. This is often referred to as ‘harvesting’ or ‘farming’.
  • That Online challenges acquire mass followings and encourage others to take part in what they suggest.
  • To understand that some online behaviours are abusive. They are negative in nature, potentially harmful and in some cases can be illegal.
  • To know what personal data means and to know who to talk to if something goes wrong
  • To understand what online challenges are
  • To recognize what is meant by online abuse
 

Year 3 – Online Safety

National curriculum:

  • use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.
  • use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content

What we need to learn:

Skills we need:

 
  • That many devices / apps / games are designed to keep users online for longer than they might have planned or desired.
  • Understand that online activities have age restrictions because they include content which is not appropriate for children under a specific age.
  • To know and understand what live streaming is (showing a video of yourself in real-time online either privately or to a public audience) can be popular with children but it carries risk when carrying it out and watching it.
  • To know how to identify when online behaviours stop being fun and begin to create anxiety.
  • To understand persuasive advertising techniques
  • Know the importance of age restrictions 
  • Explain what live streaming is
  • Understand the impact on quality of life that games can have, as well as physical and mental health and relationships
 
Year 4 – Online Safety

National curriculum:

  • use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.
  • use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content
What we need to learn: Skills we need:  
  • To know and understand fake websites and scam emails.
  • What fraud means.
  • The process by which people try to find out your passwords so they can access protected content.
  • How online platforms and search engines gather personal data. This is often referred to as ‘harvesting’ or ‘farming’.
  • To know how fake websites and scam emails can be used to extort data, money, images and other things that can either be used by the scammer to harm the person targeted or sold on for financial, or other gain.
  • To be aware how fraud can take place online and have serious consequences for individuals and organisations
  • To understand what is meant by Password Phishing
  • Why it is important to keep personal data private

 

 
 
Year 5 – Online Safety

National curriculum:

  • use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.
  • use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content
What we need to learn: Skills we need:  
  • That online activities have age restrictions because they include content which is not appropriate for children under a specific age.
  • How content can be used and shared
  • Understand that much of the information seen online is a result of some form of targeting.
  • Understand that some information shared online is accidentally or intentionally wrong, misleading, or exaggerated.
  • To know that fraud can take place online and can have serious consequences for individuals and organisations.
  • To know that violence can be incited online and escalate very quickly into offline violence.
  • To understand that not everyone online is who they say they are.
  • To know that what users post can affect future career opportunities and relationships – both positively and negatively

 

  • To understand what age restrictions are
  • To understand what is meant by the term ‘Content’.
  • To be aware of targeting of online content includes those on social media and search engines
  • To be aware of the terms ‘Disinformation’, ‘misinformation’ and ‘hoaxes’ and ‘fraud’ (online)
  • To be aware of content which incites
  • How to spot a fake profile
  • To understand the term ‘Reputational damage’.
  • Ensuring pupils know how and where to get help if worried about involvement in violence.

 

 
Year 6 – Online Safety

National curriculum:

  • use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.
  • use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content
What we need to learn: Skills we need:  
  • To understand that online activities have age restrictions because they include content which is not appropriate for children under a specific age.
  • How content can be used and shared
  • To know that some information shared online is accidentally or intentionally wrong, misleading, or exaggerated.
  • To know that some online behaviours are abusive. They are negative in nature, potentially harmful and in some cases can be illegal.
  • To know about the different types of grooming and motivations for it, for example radicalisation, and gangs (county lines).
  • To know about the impact of comparisons to ‘unrealistic’ online images.
  • To understand that people can often behave differently online to how they would act face to face
  • To understand what age restrictions are in relation to the age of digital consent (13) at which young people can sign up to social media without parental consent
  • To understand what is illegal online, especially what may in some cases be seen as “normal” behaviours e.g. youth-produced sexual imagery (sending nudes). This could also include copyright and sharing illegal content
  • To define the following terms: ‘Disinformation’ and why individuals or groups choose to share false information in order to deliberately deceive, misinformation and hoaxes; ‘misinformation’ and ‘online hoaxes’
  • To know the different types of Abuse (online) including sexual harassment, bullying, trolling and intimidation
  • To know who to speak to and how to disengage contact with unwanted individuals
  • To understand the impact online images have on confidence (including body confidence)
  • To understand the difference between Online vs. offline behaviours