The online world is a wonderful thing, with learning resources, research, games and more. But with all the great things that the internet gives us, comes lots of risks. So, how do we make sure we do our best to keep children and vulnerable people safe online? Schools play a vital role in keeping children safe online and promoting internet safety, so what are you doing in your school?
The parents area in School Spider has lots of tools to communicate quickly and effectively with your parents. Not only are the tools useful, but they’re completely free! If you’re already using School Spider, everything in the parents area is all inclusive of your website package. One tool is your parents’ evening booking system, if you’re not already using this you are missing out! Drop those paper forms, full
More schools are choosing to ditch the paper and use a school app for their parental engagement and more. There is so much technology around and seemingly more is finding its way into the classroom, mobile devices being one of them. Considering nowadays 4/5 adults own a smartphone in the UK, there’s no surprise more schools are going paperless! With statistics suggesting that on average schools use up to
The challenge may not be to encourage children to read in school, but how you can inspire a love of reading outside the classroom? Research shows that motivation to read decreases with age, especially when pupils’ attitude to reading becomes less positive. Home is also said to be a massive influence but if parents aren’t reading around their children, how can teachers encourage children to pick up a book