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National Online Safety - Certified School

Thank you to all of the staff and parents that have completed the 'National Online Safety' courses - We are now a Certified School!

Great Waltham C of E Primary School is now a
'National Online Safety Certified School'

Great Waltham C of E Primary School has successfully completed a comprehensive online safety training programme demonstrating its commitment to keeping children and young people safe online.

The primary school – has received a National Online Safety Certified School Accreditation for its whole school community approach to protecting children in the online world.

National Online Safety is a multi-award winning digital training provider with extensive resources in online safety, developed in line with the Department of Education’s statutory requirements.

Its CPD accredited courses and educational resources support UK schools in educating the whole school community in online safety– including all school staff, senior leaders, teachers and parents – on how to make the internet a safer place for children.

James Southworth, co-founder at National Online Safety, said: “Congratulations to everyone at Great Waltham Primary school on becoming a National Online Safety Certified School. By completing our training programme, the school has shown its strong commitment to implementing an effective whole school approach to online safety.”

“It can be increasingly difficult for schools and parents to stay ahead of online threats and ensure both children and staff are safeguarded from potentially harmful and inappropriate online material. We arm schools with the knowledge they need to understand online dangers and how best to react to any problems.”

Mr Burden, Headteacher at Great Waltham C of E Primary said: We are very proud to receive this accreditation. The online world is here to stay and the young children we educate are not really aware of how quickly the electronic age has arrived. In schools, it provides tremendous learning tools and pathways to communication and knowledge. But, we are acutely aware of the dangers that exist in the online world. The challenges of 2020 have seen children and adults alike use online technology on a very regular basis so this must remain an absolute priority in schools. Only constant CPD, monitoring and education is going to keep us all safe. I would like to say thank-you to NOS to providing such clear and robust resources and to our stakeholders for embracing the training for us to receive the accreditation. ”

Any schools that would like to discuss their online safety provision or would like access to up to date online safety learning resources, are encouraged to contact National Online Safety on 0800 368 8061.