New apps and internet “crazes” are being developed all of the time. You may be aware of the latest one called “Momo Challenge”. Please be aware of E-Safety and keeping your child safe on-line.
Children and young people spend a lot of time online – it can be a great way for them to socialise, explore and have fun. But children do also face risks like cyber bulling or seeing content that’s inappropriate.”
There is ways that you can keep children and young people safe click read more to find out how.
Talking to your child is one of the best ways to keep them safe. You can also use parental controls on social networks, online games and browsers and on both hardware and software that can filter or monitor what your child can see.
Preventing your children from using the internet or mobile phones won’t keep them safe in the long run, so it’s important to have conversations that help your child understand how to stay safe and what to do if they ever feel scared or uncomfortable.”
Here are a few tips on how to keep them safe
1. Have the conversation early and often
2. Explore online together
3. Know who your child is talking to online
4. Set rules and agree boundaries
5. Make sure that content is age-appropriate
6. Use parental controls to filter, restrict, monitor or report content
7. Check they know how to use privacy settings and reporting tools
To find out more information about E-Safety go to the NSPCC website
Learning about staying safe online is very important. At Outwood Academy City Fields we make sure our students are aware of the risks to safety that are online and what to do to stay safe.
We are committed to improving E-Safety not only in school but at home as well.
Visit our E-Safety page: click here
Certificates for all GCSE and vocational qualifications sat in summer 2018 are now ready for collection. If you are unable to collect your certificates yourself, you may nominate someone to collect them on your behalf, but we must have a letter of authorisation, signed by yourself, before we can issue your certificates. Alternatively, you may e-mail authorisation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note as the certificates belong to you, we cannot accept authorisation from your parents. By regulation, certificates will be held at the Academy for three years and then will be returned to the exam boards.
Collection Information –
SID (Student Information Desk) accessed via Arncliffe Road, any weekday from 2:30pm – 4:00pm (3:30pm on Fridays).
Monday 8th April – Monday 22nd April inclusive.
As the exams are now fast approaching, it is normal and natural for students and their parents to feel anxious and even stressed as they want to do well. Please see below links to websites for useful advice and tips.
21st May 2019 – 4.00pm – 7.00pm
Outwood Academy City Fields has joined the Government’s National School Breakfast Programme (NSBP), which is being delivered by the charities Family Action and Magic Breakfast.
As a NSBP school we are pleased to offer a healthy school breakfast, available to all, and enjoy the benefits that brings, with children settled and ready to learn at the start of the school day.
The programme starts on Monday 4th March 2019.
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