With an ever changing world where nearly all children aged 3-17 went on line in 2021 (99%) and the majority used a mobile phone (72%), we at Sir John Offley CE (VC) Primary School feel very strongly about providing up to date information to safeguard your child not just inside school, but outside too.
33% of children aged 5-7 and 60% of children aged 8-11, had their own profile on at least one social media app or site
78% of children watch Netflix, Amazon Prime video and Disney+, compared to 47% watching live TV
60% of children aged 3-17 played games online and 36% of 8-17 year olds gamed online with people they didn’t know
(Statistics taken from Ofcom—Children’s and parents: media use and attitudes report 2022.)
The link below will take your child directly to the CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection) website for children, which gives up to date information and a place which anyone can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online.
Other useful links:
Acceptable User Policy.
At Sir John Offley, we see the importance in each child being a responsible user and staying safe whilst using the internet and other digital technologies for education use whilst in school. As a school, we ensure that pupils have good access to digital technologies to enhance their learning. Each child is required to read and sign the an Acceptable Use Policy whilst at our school. Copies of these policies can be found on our School/Policies page.