At North Ridge Community School, online safety is viewed as extremely important and is taught as part of the Computing Programme of Study as well as through other areas such as PSHE and SRE.
Safer Internet Day is celebrated each year, all children and young people take part in assemblies and lessons focussing on Internet Safety. https://saferinternetday.org
NRCS Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL): Jade Soler Alcaraz
NRCS Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Cass Heyes and Sam MacDonald
NRCS E-Safety Officer: Jade Soler Alcaraz
North Ridge School takes bullying via the internet or other technology extremely seriously. Any instances can be reported to the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) or E-Safety Officer via the school website: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01302 720790.
North Ridge School understands the importance of Internet Safety both in school and at home. The following links provide help and advice to parents concerned with their child/young person and their online safety:
http://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/ Provides specific information for parents of children of different ages to keep safe online.
Doncaster Safeguarding Children Partnership is a statutory body consisting of senior representatives of partner agencies and organisations working to safeguard children and young people in Doncaster. These can be contacted on: email@example.com or by going to their website: https://dscp.org.uk/
Child line support for young children and young people: 0800 1111 or http://www.childline.org.uk/
NSPCC – support network and source of advice: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/
Advice on the dangers of certain apps for mobile devices:
Guidance on setting up mobile devices through O2 and the NSPCC: https://www.o2.co.uk/help/nspcc/
Help and advice on using and playing games safely with your child or young person and encouraging cooperative supervised fun online: https://www.askaboutgames.com/
For more information read A practical guide for parents and carers whose children are using social media.