Additional Online Safety Support for Schools

The Sheffield Safeguarding Children Board offers a core provision for Online Safety, details of which can be viewed here. Many schools tell us that they wish to purchase additional bespoke support around online safety in orderA photo of children excited about using the computer to make the best use of valuable staff time.

You can purchase this support from our experienced and knowledgeable team. We believe our support will help you to ensure that your pupils, staff and parents are well informed about how to stay safe online in a cost and time efficient way.

We offer parents and staff training events as well as curriculum activities, health checks, assemblies, and dedicated bespoke support for key staff. Working with the eLearning Service will help your school to embed online safety in the school’s policies, procedures, curriculum and culture.

The list of support activities below, compiled through discussion with schools in Sheffield, gives an outline of the activities we can offer. This list is not exhaustive and we would welcome a discussion of your school’s specific requirements – please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Please contact Sue Finnigan: (0114) 2587728 for more details or to organise support.

Activity Description Typical Time Allocation
Parents Events Standard Parents Talk  with Q&A (1-1.5 hours) Half Day
Bespoke parents event linked to school event or initiative Half – 1 day depending on input required
Staff Training Full staff meeting /training session.Complete overview of current trends, key issues for young people and staff, curriculum impact and strategies:  1.5  – 2 hours Half Day
Briefing session for staff .  Available to schools who have previously received  a full staff meeting/training session. Delivered by access to online video input for a two week period. £100  (Free or reduced rate to eLT package schools)
Online Safety  Health Check Audit of Online Safety in School including policy, both on paper and in practice, training and infrastructure. Brief summary report. 1 day
Assembly Package Assembly presentation for each Key Stage. The school would be given access to an electronic presentation for a two week period. £100 per Key Stage (free or reduced rate to eLT package schools)
Student Voice Consultation Focus group activity for up to 10 students in each year group/ key stage ( 4 groups in one day). Summary report with findings and recommended actions provided for the school. 1 day (based on 4 groups)
Online Safety  Curriculum  Planning  Support Support PHSE and Computing Leads to embed Online Safety in the curriculum Day Rate
Online Safety Coordinator Support Work with new online safety lead following “Sheffield Safeguarding Children Board Whole School Approach Training” to embed online safety within the school. Day Rate
Bespoke Curriculum Events Events focusing on key current issues in online safety e.g. Bullying, Sexting, Radicalisation etc. Day Rate
Social Media and Website Health Check Written report about the whole of the school’s online presence including its website compliance 1 Day

Additional Online Safety Support Costs

Package Costs
SCC eLearning Team Online Safety Package £1610 = 3 days of time plus free access to Staff Update and Assemblies


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