Archive for February, 2017

Day 5 – the end of our week and the end of term.

Spending this whole week on using the internet safely has really opened the children’s eyes to behaving appropriately on the internet, as well as the staff’s! We have really promoted the internet as a great tool available to us for a number of different uses.  In discussion with the children, they have learnt a lot […]

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Day 4 – feeding back our learning

On Thursday, we held an assembly to present back to the whole school what each class had been learning throughout the week.  Before this, Y5&6 looked at the T&Cs of Instagram, interestingly highlighted in the government-published document: Growing Up Digital, which discussed the complexity of understanding just exactly what personal information we hand over when […]

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Day 3 – on the route to becoming e-safe experts!

Today I had the pleasure of getting out into classes in the afternoon to see what other great work was being produced around our safer internet week.  I stopped off in Y3 and Y4 and saw some great data handling work going on around what internet-enabled devices Squirrels had.  They crunched the numbers and then […]

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Day 2 of learning how to be e-safe…

It was another busy day on Tuesday learning about how we can keep ourselves safe on the internet, by demonstrating positive behaviour.  Y5&6 looked at the the positive or negative influence we can have on others by posting comments online, particularly images (using some great ideas from Alan Mackenzie,@esafetyadviser) with the message being think before you […]

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Safer Internet Week – Day 1!

In Y5&6, we started the week by discussing what we use the Internet for, and then discussed the positives and negatives we might face, understanding that the technology is neutral; it is how we behave on it that matters when staying safe online.  Badgers produced these fantastic posters to demonstrate their e-safety.       […]

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Welcome to the Oakmeadow Primary school blog mk2!

This new and improved blog will be updated weekly with all that is happening at our school with one prime goal – sharing all the great content we are learning, and how. Last Tuesday, 7th February, was ‘safer internet day’ nationally.  Understanding has never been so important in this technological age we live in.  At […]

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