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Online safety

2019 - 2020 Academic year.
Home School Learning March 2020 - ongoing.

Computing at Mark Pre-School and C of E Academy.


Technology is changing the lives of everyone. Through teaching Computing we equip children to participate in a rapidly-changing world where work and leisure activities are increasingly transformed by technology.

It is our intention to enable children to find, explore, analyse, exchange and present information. We also focus on developing the skills necessary for children to be able to use information in a discriminating and effective way. We want children to know more, remember more and understand more in computing so that they leave primary school computer literate.


Therefore, whilst home learning your child, please remember to stay safe online. Below, there are some documents that you might want to explore:



Safer Internet Day



E-safety is integrated into the Computing Curriculum at all levels so that awareness of online safety becomes second nature to our children, leaving them confident, competent, but most of all safe, internet users.

Children at Mark use the internet on a regular basis as part of their learning. Outside school children have access to a wide range of technology, including computers, laptops, tablets and smart phones.

Staff have been trained and are alert to the dangers children face online and to the warning signs of cyber bullying or grooming.


A family agreement is a great way to start a conversation as a whole family about how the internet should be used safely and responsibly when online at home, at school or at a friend's house. To support parents in creating a family agreement Childnet International have put together some free advice and a helpful family agreement template for families to use as a starting point.

Please find below two documents to help you create your own family agreement:

Here are some of the websites that we recommend:

Contacting Childline

You can talk to Childline about anything. No problem is too big or too small.


Call them free on 0800 1111 or get in touch online. However you choose to contact them, you are in control. It is confidential and you don't have to give your name if you don’t want to.