Upton Snodsbury C of E First School

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Upton Snodsbury C of E First School, School Lane, Worcester, Worcestershire WR7 4NH


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Upton Snodsbury C of E First School

"Where a love of learning grows"

  1. Key Information
  2. E-Safety



 Copley Junior School - E Safety

Online Safety and Upton Snodsbury CofE First School

 ‘E-Safety’ is a term used to describe how we keep children safe when they are using any kind of technology, including the Internet, mobile phones and computer games.

The internet is an integral part of children's lives. It opens up many educational and social opportunities, giving them access to, quite literally, a world of information and experiences. Whether on a computer at school, a laptop at home, a games console, tablet or mobile phone, children and young people are increasingly accessing the internet whenever they can and wherever they are. As we would protect children in the real world, we want to make sure that they are safe whatever they are doing. Like learning to cross the road, online safety skills are skills for life. If children understand the risks and can make sensible and informed choices online, they can get the most from the internet and stay safe whilst doing so.

What we are doing in school:

As a school, we follow the Purple Mash Computing Scheme of Work which is a powerful comprehensive resource aligned to the National Curriculum and EYFS Framework.  It exposes pupils to a wide variety of skills, experiences and poignant real-life scenarios which supports the notion of Cultural Capital, providing the foundations that lead to well-rounded global citizens.

All pupils begin with a unit on Online Safety, this is to ensure good practice has been embedded when using any type of digital device. 

You can find a copy of our Computing curriculum below:

Computing Curriculum


You can find more information about online safety at home here:

Parent guidance for online safety


At Upton Snodsbury, we teach the children to be S.M.A.R.T when using the internet.

SAFE - Keep safe by being careful not to give out personal information such as your name, email, phone number, home address, or school name to people who you don’t trust  online.

MEETING - Meeting somebody you have only been in touch with online can be dangerous. Only do so with your parents’ or carers' permission and even then ONLY when they are present.

ACCEPTING - Accepting emails, instant messages or texts from people you don’t know or trust can lead to problems - they may contain viruses or nasty messages!

RELIABLE - Someone online may be lying about who they are, and information you find on the internet may not be reliable.

TELL - Tell your parent, carer or a trusted adult if someone or something makes you feel uncomfortable or worried.




Useful Websites:

Reception and Key Stage One

Key Stage One and Key Stage 2