The parents and carers of the children and young people we educate and care for are so important, and we take care to give you all the expert ongoing support you need at every stage of their partnership with us.
From the moment you make your first enquiry and right through the child or young person’s time in one of our school, we’re there for you with tailored advice and support.
Dear Parents and Carers,
With the Christmas festivities just around the corner, children are looking forward to receiving gifts. For many, this may be devices that allow you to go online. Even with the best intentions, many parents have a false sense of how to keep their child secure, or think their child is more secure than they actually are.
I hope you find this resource valuable and if you wish to explore future training opportunities on keeping your child safe online, pleaseClick Hereto watch a short video on what is Safety Net and dates for training.
We value our partnerships with multi-agency safeguarding partners and other organisations across the UK in a collective effort to keep children safe online.
The School Day
The school day starts at 8.40 am and finishes at 2.30 pm Monday to Thursday. School finishes at 1.30pm on Fridays. Lunch is provided with a choice of a hot or cold meal.
The online world develops and changes at great speed. New opportunities, challenges and risks are appearing all the time. This can make it difficult for schools to stay up to date with the latest devices, platforms, apps, trends and related threats’. – DfE Online Safety.
We believe that children have the right to enjoy childhood online, to access safe online spaces, and to benefit from all the opportunities that a connected world can bring to them, appropriate to their age and stage. We therefore feel it is important to ensure that they understand how to use technologies safely.
At Waterloo Lodge School we focus on the underpinning knowledge and behaviours that can help our pupils navigate the online world safely and confidently regardless of the device, platform or app. We ensure that our pupils are able to evaluate what they see online, recognise techniques used for persuasion, have good online behaviour, identify those risks online and know how and when to seek support.
DrugScope is one of the UK’s leading centres of expertise on drugs. They provide quality drug information, promote effective responses to drug taking, undertake research at local, national and international levels, advise on policy-making, encourage informed debate and speak for their member bodies working on the ground. Drug Action Team contact details can be found on this site. This site has lots of good drug information and a portal for young people aimed at younger teenagers.