ICT in the 21st Century is seen as an essential resource to support learning and teaching, as well as playing an important role in the everyday lives of children, young people and adults. Wood Green School is developing the use of these technologies in order to equip our young people with the skills to access life-long learning and employment.
Alongside this, Wood Green School is totally committed to safeguarding our students. The steps we are taking to enable safe and responsible use of ICT are set out in the new
WGS E-Safety and Data Security Policy which can be viewed here on our website. The impact on students is
captured by our ICT Acceptable Use Agreement.
Three important forms are being sent home, together, next week. We are asking parents to read, sign and return all these forms so that their child can use key IT Technologies safely and so that the school has a primary email address to use in home-school correspondence. The three forms are:
An ICT Acceptable Use Agreement (attached) which captures the impact of the E-Safety and Data Security Policy on one side of A4 and sets out the “DOs and DON’Ts” when using, for instance, school computers, email, the web and the WGS Twitter feed.
A Copyright Release and Images Permission Form (attached) which clarifies the use the school will make of student work and images
A letter, with a tear of form, asking you to confirm the email account you want the school to use for home school correspondence about, for instance, upcoming parent evenings, and for forwarding school reports.
If have any questions about e-safety, data security, or the use of images and student work, do feel free to email me:
For a wide range of information about keeping your child safe online visit www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Director of Digital Learning