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Online Safety and the Curriculum

All education settings in Sheffield have an Online-Safety Co-ordinator whose role is to develop and maintain an 'online-safety' culture for staff, pupils and parents. The role description and training can be found here: Online-Safety Training

Children and young people can now communicate much further than the boundaries of their home, community and education settings.  Educating pupils, parents and staff and having clear policies that everyone understands is essential.  This will help to reduce risk and create a safer environment.

Creating a comprehensive online-safety policy is not an easy task. Here you will find model policies and other documents to help simplify the process.  The online-safety policy is a template that should be adapted for the online needs of your setting.

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Other guidance:

It is important that education settings protect the data that they hold about pupils by complying with the Data Protection Act 1998. If you are using 'Cloud Services' the information below will help with this area:


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