Dear parents/carers, we will keep you updated with the latest information regarding Coronavirus, including school opening information and home learning. Please bookmark this page for quick access. Return to School 2020-21 Management of Covid-19 Key contact informtion Reception Tel. 01934 632171 SLT: Tracy Towler – Headteacher / Jamie Peacock – Deputy Head / Zoe Payne […]
We are sharing two online safety guides this week: What Parents Need to Know About Persuasive Design and What Parents Need to Know About Tellonym Published 7th October 2020 – A free online safety guide on persuasive design. Social Media can be really addictive, and sites want to keep users on their platforms for as […]
This weeks National Online Safety #Wake Up Wednesday is focused on Amazon Alexa. I’m sure many households have one (or more). Amazon Alexa, an artificial intelligence (AI) software assistant created by Amazon in 2014 through which smartphone, tablet and smart device users can issue voice commands and ask questions.
Dear parents / carers, A new law came into force yesterday, according to which people in England will be required by law to self-isolate if they test positive or are contacted by NHS Test and Trace. This law has been introduced to ensure compliance with self-isolation rules and to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Fines […]
Dear parents/carers, please click on the link below to read the Department of Health & Social Care’s advice on booking a coronavirus test for your child: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-parents-and-guardians-when-you-should-book-a-coronavirus-test-for-your-child/letter-to-parents-and-guardians-when-you-should-book-a-coronavirus-test-for-your-child
Westhaven School is continuing to review its position to minimise the risk of COVID-19 to its community and we therefore ask for the support and understanding of our visitors. We ask visitors not to come to the school site if: in the past 14 days they have travelled from, or transited through, any of the countries or areas that are currently on […]
This weeks National Online Safety #Wake Up Wednesday is focused on the game Overwatch. Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment, the same company behind the likes of World of Warcraft and StarCraft.
All is set for the Great Uphill Scarecrow Festival organised by the Uphill Village Society and taking place over the weekend of 19th and 20th September 2020 and now in its 13th year. The event will remain a highlight of the village calendar despite the current health crisis and restrictions. To add cheer and colour […]
This week, the National Online Safety Centre are reminding parents how important it is to monitor, support and talk to children about their online and social media use. This week’s guide is about music and video streaming sites (or view below). As a reminder, all guides can be located here.
We are delighted to announce that our school now has an EYFS and KS1 department and a Post 16 unit. This now gives our pupils and young people the opportunity to have the ‘rite of passage’ through different age groups and key stages in different buildings.Our Post 16 unit is now refurbished and we are […]
Tik Tok Parent’s Guide Campaign and help keep children safe online. Each week we share a free platform guide for schools to share with parents. All National Online Safety Guides for Parents. “TikTok is a video-sharing social media app available on iOS and Android which lets users create, share, and view user created videos much […]