Harris Academies
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e-Safety

We take e-Safety very seriously at Harris Academy Morden.

The Academy have implemented an e-Safety team to ensure the e-Safety Learning Plan supplements the plans for Safeguarding, curriculum development and pastoral awareness programmes.

To address issues that children experience today regarding the use of social media including the internet, Facebook, chatrooms and new phone technologies. This is a fantastic opportunity to find out how you can support and monitor your child at home.

The e- Safety team consists of the following members of staff:

Name

Position

Role

Mr Mallin

Principal and DSPO (Strategic)

Review all policies and practices annually

Deliver staff training and students assemblies

Mrs Edwards

DSPO (Operational)

Provide the direct link between Safeguarding training and student awareness

Mr Sparks

Vice - Principal

To provide advice on Social Media

Mr Stewart

PSHE whole Academy programmes

To ensure the whole Academy pastoral programmes deliver a consistent message in line with safeguarding and e-Safety.

Schools Police Officer

Police Officer

To contribute to the development and evaluation of our e-Safety Learning Programme

Mr Fisher

ICT Technician

To contribute technical advice to the development and evaluation of our e-Safety Learning Programme

 

Multimedia & Marketing Manager

To contribute to our e-Safety Learning Programme

The Academy e-Safety Team, plan the e-Safety Learning Plan to ensure students receive the latest information to permit safe use of the Internet and Social Media sites.

The e-Safety Learning Plan for 2015-16 is as follows:

Target Group

Activity

Teachers

Annual Safeguarding training – Acceptable use of Social Media

Teachers

Annual e-safety update best practice CPD session

Students

Principals First Assembly covering:

  • Welcome Back
  • Make the most of the new year
  • Staying safe
  • Speak UP

Students

PSHE Days

 Day 1: 'Celebrating Diversity Through The Olympics And Paralympics' Thursday 8th December 2016

 Day 2: 'Taking Responsibility For Our Actions And Being A Good Citizen' Friday 24th March 2017

 Day 3: 'Healthy Living Through Lifestyle Changes' Tuesday 11th July 2017

Students

Assembly by the Safer Schools Police Officer

  • How to use Social Media and Smart Phones in a safe manner
  • Examples of issues young people face in society
  • Examples of issues the police deal with link to e-safety
  • Understanding the law regarding the use of e-safety
Students
  • ICT Lessons
  • Computer Ethics
  • DPA -  8 principles
  • Internet safety – privacy of content/social media
  • Internet safety –  Cyber bullying
  • Internet safety –  data security /digital fraud / phishing
  • Internet safety - copyright

Parents

Awareness programme to highlight the benefits and concerns of the Internet.

The team review the plans annually and ask for feedback from the student body and parents who attend the parents’ awareness evening.

Throughout the year we have a range of activities to develop staff, student and parent understanding of the internet and safe use.

We deliver the content in the following manner:

  • Two assemblies per year delivered by internal staff
  • One assembly per year delivered by the Safer School Police unit
  • PSHE days focussing on bullying and staying safe in person and on line
  • Group activities as part of the Form Tutor Programme
  • A Parent advise evening

All staff at the Academy receive annual Safeguarding training and a CPD update briefing session to ensure the latest technologies or trends are discussed.

Students are advised to 'Speak Up' if they are concerned in any way to ensure help is receive when required.

Students and parents can review our SHARP System for more help or advise as well as visit the link below.

Please ensure you contact the Academy if you would like to discuss e-Safety in greater detail.

Further information:

http://thinkyouknow.co.uk/

e-Safety_Poster

Title Date  
Cyber Safety Presentation 2014 21st May 2015 Download
HAMD Guide Making Instagram Private 21st May 2015 Download
Internet Safety Letter 21st May 2015 Download
Keep your Child Safe Online Top Tips 21st May 2015 Download
Parentzone e Safety Top Tips 21st May 2015 Download