St Matthew's Primary School & Nursery

Safeguarding

All staff at St Matthew’s Primary School are committed to providing high-quality pastoral support to all pupils in our care.

All staff provide the necessary support and guidance so that every child is able to succeed academically, socially and emotionally.

Click here to read our school policies linked to Safeguarding.

Online Safety

Children learn about Online Safety as part of the Computing Curriculum and the PHSE Curriculum.  Children in every class use the Acceptable Use Agreements to ensure they are safe when using technology.

Click here to read the Acceptable Use Rule for Early Years and Key Stage 1 and the Acceptable Use Agreement for Key Stage 2.

These resources might be useful to support parents and carers to keep their children safe when learning online:

  • support for parents and carers to keep children safe online, which outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to find support and advice
  • guidance on staying safe online which includes information on security and privacy settings
  • Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online
  • Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
  • Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
  • Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
  • London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
  • Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games
  • Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
  • UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services