Curriculum e Safety

e Safety is an integral part of the curriculum at Sandford Hill Primary. Lessons, with a specific e Safety focus are delivered to all childern across the school each half term. These lessons are in line with the recommendations laid out in Education For A Connected World. Lessons are resourced through the school’s subscription to National Online Safety which offers a whole school community approach to e Safety with comprehensive training and resources for teachers, parents and children. Aas part of this, all staff recive e Safety training throughout the year.

e Safety messages are also regularly reinforced through school assemblies, the wider curriculum and through the school’s newsletter and  social media channels. As well as this, each year the school activley promotes and celebrates the national Safer Internet Day.

The specific e Safety curriculum provision at Sandford Hill follows the 8 strands of Education For A Connected World as follows:

Health, well-being and lifestyle

This strand explores the impact that technology has on health, well-being and lifestyle. It also includes understanding negative behaviours and issues amplified and sustained by online technologies and the strategies for dealing with them


Online Reputation

This strand explores the concept of reputation and how others may use online information to make judgements. It offers opportunities to develop strategies to manage personal digital content effectively and capitalise on technology’s capacity to create effective positive profiles

Online Bullying

This strand explores bullying and other online aggression and how technology impacts those issues. It offers strategies for effective reporting and intervention and considers how bullying and other aggressive behaviour relates to legislation

Self- Image and Self Identity

This strand explores the differences between online and offline identity beginning with self-awareness, shaping online identities and how media impacts on gender and stereotypes. It identifies effective routes for reporting and support and explores the impact of online technologies on self-image and behaviour.

Online Relationships

This strand explores how technology shapes communication styles and identifies strategies for positive relationships in online communities. It offers opportunities to discuss relationships and behaviours that may lead to harm and how positive online interaction can emp and respower and amplify voice

Managing online information

This strand explores how online information is found, viewed and interpreted. It offers strategies for effective searching, critical evaluation and ethical publishing.

Privacy and security

This strand explores how personal online information can be used, stored, processed and shared. It offers both behavioural and technical strategies to limit impact on privacy and protect data and systems against compromise


Copyright and ownership

This strand explores the concept of ownership of online content. It explores strategies for protecting personal content and crediting the rights of others as well as addressing potential consequences of illegal access, download and distribution..