Research has found that one in five secondary students regularly wake up in the middle of the night to check their social media, leaving them constantly tired at school. Over 900 students between the ages of 12 and 15 were surveyed by Welsh academics to determine how often they woke during the night to access…

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e-Safety and Social Media

Ofsted and Online Safety Since September 2012, Ofsted have been inspecting online safety when reviewing a school’s safeguarding provision.  With the introduction of the new Common Inspection Framework (CIF) in September 2015, the onus is on creating a ‘culture of vigilance’ in schools and obviously, this still includes keeping children safe online. Changes in Terminology Documentation now…

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A recent report on the BBC website has explored the assertion by clinical psychologist Linda Blair,  that the use of tablets and phone early in the day could have a negative impact upon children’s ability to concentrate in class. The blue light emitted by computer and tablet screens reduces the levels of melatonin, which is…

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If your child protection or e-safety training is up for renewal soon, don’t panic. We will send you an email to let you know exactly when your training and certifications expire. It’s incredibly easy to buy new training credits or to renew your unlimited licence. If you would like to have a chat with us…

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Much of modern life in conducted online these days. Social media is a fantastic way to stay in touch and network, but there can be hazards. As a teacher, it is imperative to ensure that you have the knowledge to use social media sensibly and without exposing yourself to any potential pitfalls. We offer an…

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