This #wakeupWednesday the National Online Safety Centre are talking about Virtual Private Networks (VPN). Although a great privacy tool, they can allow children to bypass restrictions on web browsing, opening them up to potential dangers. VPN Guide All guides
Online Safety At Westhaven School At Westhaven School we take Online Safety very seriously, we strive to teach pupils and staff to understand and use technologies sensibly and to develop safe online behaviours (both in and out of school). This is reflected in our recent 360 Online Safety Accreditation. Online Safety refers to child protection […]
Dear Parents/ CarersWe have been asked by Sarah Holmes, a parent of pupils at the school, to share a Facebook group that she has set up for parents/ carers. This group is not affiliated to the school as we have our own Facebook group, we are only passing on this information. The link to the group, […]
On Friday 3rd May (9.30am – 11.00am) we will be holding an online safety coffee morning. This will include a guest speaker from the Police force. More details to follow. Please add the date to your diaries.
An Assessor from the South West Grid for Learning visited Westhaven School on 26th November 2018 to review the school’s online safety provision. The Assessor met school staff, parents and carers, Governors and pupils and were pleased to find that the school provides a high level of protection for users of digital technologies. To apply […]
This week the National Online Safety Centre are talking about Apex Legends. With over 50 million players worldwide within its first month, it’s considered to be one of the hottest games on the market, especially with young people. Apex Legends platform guidehttps://2j39y52a62gm1afygb3g1xbu-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Apex-Online-Safety-Guide-2019-March.pdf All guides https://nationalonlinesafety.com/resources/platform-guides/
We had over 50 people turned up to last weeks bingo night, with lots of different winners of all ages. With all the support and hard work from all the volunteers and all that came, we raised £380 for the school. Well done everyone. With its popularity, we have decided to do another in the summer so […]