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Online Safety Mark awarded to 400th school

05 July 2019

Castle Cary Community School in Somerset has recently become the 400th school in the UK to gain the prestigious Online Safety Mark awarded by UK Safer Internet Centre partner, SWGfL.

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Should young people be left to their own devices at school?

24 May 2019

Should young people be allowed to bring their own devices into school? Some schools ban; some schools allow; and some have a hybrid policy, but what is the correct answer? David Wright, SWGfL and UKSIC Director looks at the case for and against BYOD.

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Think. Check. Check again. - How to protect your school from email scams

26 March 2019

Andrew Williams, UK Safer Internet Centre and SWGfL Online Safety Consultant, gives advice on how to keep your school safe from email scam.

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SWGfL unveils new and improved 360 Degree Safe

15 May 2017

360 Degree Safe just got better. How SWGfL's award-winning online safety self-review tool has undergone a major upgrade, making it more secure, reliable and user friendly.

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New advice for managing your school’s online reputation

02 November 2016

The London Grid for Learning, alongside the UK Safer Internet Centre, have designed new advice for keeping a professional reputation online.

Revised Statutory Safeguarding Guidance for schools in England – Keeping Children Safe in Education

26 May 2016

Following the consultation launched in December 2015, the Department for Education has today, published its response and revised statutory guidance; ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. This revised guidance is for schools (including academies, free schools special schools, PRU’s and...

Internet Matters launches e-safety service for schools

22 September 2014

With e-safety now firmly established on the curriculum at both primary and secondary school, the e-safety website internetmatters.org has created a dedicated area for schools which makes it easy to find some of the best resources for teaching e-safety from leading experts in the field.

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Department for Education publishes safeguarding guidance

04 April 2014

Yesterday the Department for Education published the statutory guidance ' Keeping children safe in education '.

It provides guidance on safeguarding policies and practices, types of abuse and neglect, and where to go for further information and support if there are concerns...