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E-Safety for Parents

At Preston Primary School we take safeguarding pupils seriously. Our safeguarding role can take on lots of forms from helping when something has gone wrong to teaching children and helping to prevent things going wrong. This includes safeguarding in the virtual world as well as in the real world. Within school we have three fully trained Level 2 Safeguarding officers these are;

  • Mrs Sue Richardson, Headteacher
  • Mr Duncan Clift, Deputy Headteacher
  • Mr Andrew Robinson, member of the Leadership Team

You can approach any of these officers if you would like to discuss any concerns you have. Our Designated Child Protection Governor is Charlotte Benjamin.

All of our staff hold the Level 1 safeguarding children qualification, this is renewed every three years. In addition Sue Richardson attends a termly safeguarding forum through Stockton council and disseminates pertinent points to all staff in staff meetings. This ensures that all staff remain current and up to date for the duration of their qualification.

In addition some staff hold further safeguarding qualifications- details of these are available on request but are constantly updated.

  • Mr Duncan Clift is also our designated teacher for looked after children
  • Mr Andrew Robinson is our young carers champion

Below you will find further information about some of the safeguarding initiatives that school are involved in.

Cleveland Police Stay Safe Newsletter

Internet Safety for Parents

www.childnet.com

Welcome parents and carers! In this section you will find all the information you need to keep your child safe online.

Operation Encompass

Operation Encompass is the implementation of key partnership working between Cleveland Police, Local Authorities and nominated ‘Key Adults’ in schools.

Prevent strategy

The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 contains a duty on specified authorities to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism. This is also know as the Prevent duty.

CEOP – Child Exploitation and Online Protection

All staff are trained on how to protect children on line and this is built into our Preston Curriculum as well as our computing curriculum. Excellent CEOP videos can be found on the CEOP You tube page. Click here for the CEOP You Tube channel

E-Safety for Children

www.bbc.co.uk

The CBBC Stay Safe site has lots of information on how to keep safe.
Can you help the Horrible Histories gang stay safe online!

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

Click on your age group to see how you can keep safe on the internet

www.childnet.com

Welcome to the children’s activity zone! The internet is a wonderful place to explore and discover new things, to connect and communicate with others and to be creative.

The SMART Crew

The SMART Adventure illustrates Childnet’s SMART rules and includes a real life SMART Crew of young people who guide the cartoon characters in their quest and help them make smart online decisions.

www.kidsmart.org.uk

For anyone aged 3-11 years old. Learn about your Internet safety on adventures with Smartie the Penguin, or Captain Kara and the SMART Crew.

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

Current Corona virus Advice 

If your child is unwell with,

Please call 119 to book a test

If you have a confirmed test result for your child please email [email protected] immediately