Diocesan press releases

School wins coveted e-safety award

The Model Church in Wales School in Carmarthen has won national recognition for the way it teaches pupils to stay safe online.

The school has been awarded the 360 Online Safety Mark following a programme of rigorous self-assessment, backed up by independent inspectors, in which parents and children learned alongside each other.

 

The accreditation rewards schools not only for teaching the theory and practice of internet safety and security but also for its own e-safety provision and practices

Among these was the establishment of an e-safety group made up of teachers and governors and the introduction of lessons throughout the schools from Year One to Year Six. Each Year also has its own Digital Champion, working together to create resources and monitor the use of technology throughout the school.

A spokeswoman at the school said: “We are thrilled that we have been accredited with the Online Safety Mark and we look forward to continuing our e-safety journey to ensure that our pupils become responsible users of digital and online technologies.”