Pupil Referral Unit
If you have any concerns or questions about staying safe online, please contact school and our IT Lead, Lisa Iliffe, will be happy to support you.
Online Safety and Safeguarding is taken very seriously across all our provisions and is therefore included as a standard agenda item in all meetings held by Pinderfields Hospital PRU.
All our staff or our IT Lead have undertaken the following training:
Anti Bullying Online (IT Lead) - October 2015
Information Security ( IT Lead) - October 2015
PREVENT (All staff, in-house) - March 2016
Channel (All staff, online) - 2016
Child Protection Online (All staff) - March 2016
Sexting Webinar (IT Lead) - September 2016
Keeping Children Safe in Education Online (IT Lead) - October 2016
Keeping Your School Safe (IT Lead) - November 2016
Child Protection (All staff, face to face) - November 2016
Online safety in an SEN Environment (IT Lead) - November 2016
Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent (WRAP3, all staff, face to face)- November 2016
Safer Internet Day Webinar (IT Lead) - January 2017
The Internet and Harmful Behaviour (IT Lead) - October 2017
Understanding Children, Technology and Cyber-bullying (IT Lead) - October 2017
Wakefield Learning Community ICT Conference (IT Lead) - October 2017
The Internet and Harmful Behaviour (IT Lead) - February 2018
Understanding Children, Technology and Cyberbullying (IT Lead) - February 2018
Webanywhere Online Safety Conference (IT Lead) - March 2018
Online Safety OFSTED - (All staff) - May 2018
Suicide Awareness Training Papyrus - (All Staff) May 2018
PREVENT - (all staff) - Nov 2018
Identifying and Talking About Suicide (IT Lead) - Feb 2019
Keeping Children Safe in Education - (All staff) March 2019
Safer Recruitment Training (SLT and Man Comm) - March 2019
Child Looked After (IT Lead) - May 2019
DSL Refresher Training - ongoing
Managing Mental Health in Schools, understanding how technology can open pathways to harm and opportunities for positive intervention. (IT Lead) - June 2019
Safer Schools - (IT Lead) - June 2019
We will protect children from the risk of radicalisation by using filters and internet usage monitoring to make sure they can't access extremist and terrorist material.
Below you will find a wide range of resources and websites to advise and support both parents and children with safety whilst online.
We update this page on a regular basis so check in for the latest, up to date news and advice.
Due to the ever changing settings, updates and new apps available, we must stress that the advice given on this page is for guidance only and despite our efforts, could be out of date.
Articles to support parents with children's online activities over the summer holidays.
Many children will be spending time gaming online over the summer holidays. This article explores the different elements of gaming with a particular focus on how it can be used by offenders, but focusing on what parents can do to support their child while gaming.
Lots of parents love sharing photos of their children with friends and family, particularly when they are on holiday or starting the new school year. A recent report found that 42% of young people reported that their parents had done this without asking their permission. Our article helps parents to protect their child while staying social.
Whether it's watching videos, playing games on their devices or talking to Alexa - today's under 5s are spending more time online. In this article we look at the benefits of children accessing the internet, and share advice about how parents can make sure their child has a safe experience online.
Many children enjoy live streaming as it can be used to showcase talent, develop communication skills and create identity. This article helps parents to understand why children love it, what the risks can be, and how they can help their child stay safe if they are live streaming.
Parental controls are a great tool for helping to protect children but should not replace open and honest conversations with children about their life online. Share these tips on how to use parental controls effectively.
Meeting and chatting to others online is normal for the majority of teenagers, but using online dating services may put them at risk. Click below for advice and support.
Use the link below to read the latest advice from CEOP regarding the sending of nude pictures.
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Find out about the risks of online gaming, how to decide what games are best for your child and ways to keep them safe.
BOUNCE BACK FROM BULLYING
If you’re being bullied, it can feel like there’s no escape. But no one has the right to make you feel bad. Whether it’s happening online, at home or at school, we’re here to help you take back control.
Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Made in Chelsea. Love Island. You may not watch these youth- oriented reality TV shows, but you will probably have at least heard of them. Reality TV doesn't always have the best reputation but, in our latest article, we explain how parents can use these shows to help encourage their child's self-esteem and be more critical about what they see.
CEOP explains the dark web, the reasons why your child might be using it,
and what you need to know about it.
Click on the image to read the article.
Digital resilience: a parent's guide
Children who are digitally resilient will be equipped to handle the challenges of the modern, digital world.
Digital resilience involves having the ability to understand when you are at risk online, knowing what to do if anything goes wrong, learning from your experiences of being online, and being able to recover from any difficulties or upsets.
Click on the image for the full article
Parentzone have put together an area containing tech guides for parents. - CLICK HERE
Parentzone have also produced a Digit Guide to a healthy online family life - CLICK HERE
ParentInfo provide help and advice for families in a digital world - CLICK HERE