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Sep 25

Start the school year safe online

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Jan 26

Sarahah – Social Network

In recent weeks we have become aware of a social media platform known as ‘Sarahah’. This platform which is often adjoined to ‘Snapchat’ enables users to be sent messages anonymously. Unfortunately, this anonymity provides a significant opportunity for misuse between peers as well the risk of adults making contact online with young individuals. There is …

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Jan 24

Digital Parenting Magazine

  Brought to you by Vodafone, Digital Parenting helps you to get more involved with the technology that young people enjoy. Whether you’re a parent, a carer, a teacher or a teenager, it’s all about building children’s confidence and resilience so that they get the very best out of the fast-moving, awe-inspiring, sometimes-overwhelming digital world. …

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Jan 08

Digital Parenting – Online Magazine & Support

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Brought to you by Vodafone, Digital Parenting helps you to get more involved with the technology that young people enjoy. Whether you’re a parent, a carer, a teacher or a teenager, it’s all about building children’s confidence and resilience so that they get the very best out of the fast-moving, awe-inspiring, sometimes-overwhelming digital world. Click …

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Jun 29

Introducing SnapMaps

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As you will no doubt be aware, SnapChat is used regularly by many children and young people, and has recently launched a new feature. The feature, known as SnapMaps, allows users to see the location of their contacts. This enables others to accurately pinpoint where you are and as such has potential safeguarding concerns. If …

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Sep 27

FAQs

Are range of Frequently Asked Questions can be viewed below. If you still have a question, please contact the school to find our more.   Can’t I go and buy a cheaper computer on the High Street? Yes, almost certainly.  But this isn’t just about the device.  The iPads for Learning scheme we are proposing will …

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Sep 07

iOS Accessibility – A wide range of features for a wide range of needs.

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Intuitive by design, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch also come with assistive features that allow people with disabilities to experience the fun and function of iOS. With these innovative technologies built in, iOS devices become powerful and affordable assistive devices. Click on the images below for full details. If you wish to view the iOS 10 …

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Sep 07

Get Apple apps for free on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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You can download some Apple apps for free if you activated or purchased an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 9 or later on or after September 1, 2013. If you purchased a 32 GB or larger device with iOS 9 or later, these Apple apps are already installed: Pages Numbers Keynote iTunes U iMovie GarageBand* *To download GarageBand …

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Jul 21

Pokemon Go – Information for parents

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Since the Pokémon GO mobile game hit phones recently, parents around the world have been struck by the sight of players roaming parks, towns, and little-visited attractions. The game, which has been downloaded millions of times to iOS and Android phones, combines a phone’s video, GPS, and time-keeping features to superimpose characters from the hit …

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Jul 07

Parents’ Guide to Technology – Safer Internet Centre

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Courtesy of Safer Internet Centre In the parents’ sessions we run in schools, we get a lot of questions about particular devices that children are using or asking for. This guide has been created to answer these questions and introduce some of the most popular devices, highlighting the safety tools available and empowering parents with …

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