ICT is changing the lives of everyone. Through teaching ICT we equip children to participate in a rapidly-changing world where work and leisure activities are increasingly transformed by technology. ICT skills are a major factor in enabling children to be confident, creative and independent learners.

The school believes that ICT

  • Gives pupils immediate access to a rich source of materials
  • Can present information in new ways which help pupils understand and use it more readily
  • Can motivate and enthuse pupils
  • Can help children focus and concentrate
  • Offers potential for effective group working
  • Has the flexibility to meet the individual needs and abilities of each pupil.

The school’s aims are to:

  • Provide a relevant, challenging and enjoyable curriculum for ICT for all children
  • Use ICT as a tool to enhance learning throughout the curriculum
  • To respond to new developments in technology

Internet safety

Here are some tips and useful links to help you to keep your children safe online:

  • Make sure your child understands they should keep new online friends strictly online. If someone asks to meet them in the real world they must tell you about it. If someone they don’t know asks to be their online friend they must ask you first.
  • Know how to use the CEOP Button and how to report to the CEOP Centre if you are concerned about someone’s online behaviour towards your child. Parents and children can both report at www.ceop.gov.uk  or www.thinkuknow.co.uk
  • Visit www.ceop.gov.uk/parents or www.kidsmart.org.uk/parents/ for more information.
  • Visit the age-appropriate related sites: 5-7s (Hector’s World), 8-10 (Cybercafe) or watch one of the films on the 11-16s site.
  • Useful video resources can be found at  www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/topics/stay-safe   
Follow the SMART rules to safe surfing (Get poster here)

Internet Safety Year 6 Survey results

In the run-up to Internet safety day, Leicestershire County Council undertook a survey of Year 6 pupils and their attitudes and usage of the Internet.

Click here to find the results which are compared to the Leicestershire average.