Computing and the use of digital devices is seen as an essential resource to support learning and teaching, as well as playing an important role in the everyday lives of children, young people and adults. Consequently, schools need to build in the use of these technologies in order to arm our young people with the skills to access life-long learning and employment.
Computing and ICT covers a wide range of resources including; web-based and mobile learning. It is also important to recognise the constant and fast paced evolution of computing within our society as a whole. Currently the apps and software children and young people are using both inside and outside of the classroom include:
Whilst exciting and beneficial all users need to be aware of the range of risks associated with the use of these technologies.
At St Michael's CE Primary School, we understand the responsibility we have to educate our pupils on e-safety issues; teaching them the appropriate behaviours and critical thinking skills to enable them to remain both safe and legal when using the internet and related technologies.
Under our parent header on website is further E-safety guidance which includes useful links and resources to support you in creating a safe online environment at home.