Guidance

Keeping children safe is a priority at St Michael with St Thomas CE Primary School, and this includes ensuring safety online. In an ever changing and ever progressing digital age, we know that it is essential for school and parents to work together to teach children how to embrace the technologies available to them, whilst giving them the skills to stay safe.

This page offers links to different organisations and advice pages for parents, to help them in keeping their children safe online whilst at home, as well as building on the work done in school.

Using Parental Controls at Home

NSPCC Share Aware Guide

NSPCC Share Aware Website

Thinkuknow Website for parents and pupils

CEOP Website - report online concerns

Parenting in a digital world

What parents need to know about MOMO

Briefing on the Momo challenge

 

Parent Guides to Social Media

These guides provide parents with helpful information around some of the most commonly used social media and apps for primary aged children:

Whatsapp - Parents’ Guide

Youtube - Parents’ Guide

Instagram - Parents’ Guide

Snapchat - Parents’ Guide

Facebook - Parents’ Guide

Advice about Social Media Use

A Guide for Parents Whose Children are on Social Media

Latest News

Behaviour

5 Nov 2019

At St Michael and St Thomas we have exceptionally high expectations for the behaviour of everyone in our community – pupils, staff, parents and visitors. Our pupils are polite and well mannered, something which is commented on regularly by visitors …more

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Parent Dates

17 Oct 2019

SPRING TERM 2020 – DATES FOR DIARY These dates are the correct at the time of writing, but could be subject to change. Please continue to check the weekly newsletters and the website for up to date information throughout the term. Mon 6th …more

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Lunch & Snack

14 Aug 2019

At lunchtime, pupils have the choice of a school meal prepared by our catering company, Mellors, which is prepared freshly on site, or they are able to bring their own packed lunch. Our school meals are provided at a cost of £2.50 per day (£12.50 …more

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