Computing & E-safety

Computing & E-safety at St Julian's Church School

At St Julian’s we consider computing to be an exciting and essential subject in preparing children for their place in society. 

Computing

Our aim is to develop safe, responsible and competent learners, who are creative, curious and logical as they navigate, investigate and contribute to the world around them.

Will will your child learn in computing?

In Computing lessons, children follow a Cycle A/B from Purple Mash. Our computing curriculum is based on five areas of learning: Programming, Multimedia, Technology in Our Lives, Data Handling and E-safety.

Find the Purple Mash progression document for each year group here.

Computing – 2 Year Cycle – St Julian’s

Please ensure you and your child have read and understood our Acceptable Use Policy:

AUP for pupils

E-Safety

E-safety is an integral part of children’s education in today’s digital world and is embedded in their learning at school. We also want to help our parents and children improve their own understanding of e-safety issues so they can learn to use the internet and all digital media in a safe and secure way.

In October 2021 Androulla Nicolaou (our local Prevention Officer and Coordinator) lead a Parents Forum as well as assisting with KS2 workshops to support children, teachers and parents with how we can stay safe online in our modern society.

This video from internetmatters.org shows parents how to ensure that their child’s phone or tablet is set up safely:

You can find other support and advice from the following sites:

Think U Know – containing internet safety advice for those aged from 5 to 16, along with parents and teachers.

NSPCC – Lots of current topics for parents on different aspects of online safety

Kidsmart – An award-winning internet safety program for children.

Know IT All – lots of useful advice for keeping safe on the Internet.

Kidscape – Information and advice about bullying for children, parents and schools.

Kidscape – An organisation which helps to prevent bullying and child abuse.

Childline – ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK.

If you need to report any inappropriate content please use the Child Exploitation and Online Protection website:

CEOP Report It Website

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