Category Archives: SEND

Updated Kent Online Safety Guidance: Online Safety for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) #esafety

The Kent Education Safeguarding Team have updated the ‘Online Safety for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) ‘  for September 2017. The document considers: What is different for learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities? Online safety … Continue reading

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National Deaf Children’s Society and Childnet publish new resources to help deaf young people stay safe online

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) have worked together with Childnet International to create new e-Safety resources which aim to encourage deaf children and young people aged 11–16 to stay safe online. The NDCS have created lesson plans for secondary school teachers on … Continue reading

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Online Safety Storybooks

This post has been updated in October 2017 with some new titles, including a selection shared via a recent post on the LGFL online safety blog: http://safeblog.lgfl.net/2017/10/online-safety-books-for-staff-and-pupils/  Online Safety Story Books Inspiring children (and indeed grown-ups) to engage in the online … Continue reading

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New Kent e-Safety document available: “Acceptable Use Policies for Education Settings and their Wider Communities 2015” – Archived

Archived Content – New version available here Today (10th February) sees schools and organisations across Kent, the UK and beyond celebrate Safer Internet Day 2015 with the slogan ‘Let’s create a better internet together’. The Kent e-Safety Strategy Group are … Continue reading

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New CEOP Think U Know SEN Resources Available

It’s important to recognise that all young people are vulnerable when it comes to sexual exploitation and abuse in the online and offline world. However some young people face increased vulnerability for many reasons, such as having special educational needs. … Continue reading

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New Resource Launched: Childnet STAR SEN Toolkit for ASD

On 3rd June 2014 Childnet, partners in the UK Safer Internet Centre, launched the STAR Toolkit, a new online safety resource that offers practical advice and teaching activities to help secondary schools explore internet safety with young people with autism … Continue reading

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Launching soon: online safety toolkit for educators working with young people with an autistic spectrum disorder

Childnet are working in partnership with Leicester City Council to produce a free online safety toolkit for educators working with young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Childnet S.T.A.R Toolkit will offer practical advice and teaching activities to help … Continue reading

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