St John's School has adopted the Alannah & Madelaine Foundation eSmart Digital License for Students in Year's 5-6. This gives an informative, concise and a smoother approach to understanding Cyber Safety with what is and is not safe.
Each Student in Years 5-6 complete a module quiz which runs through a range of different areas. These are the modules that are covered in the online Quiz.
As a parent. Here as some handy tips and questions, you can do at home to be more aware of Cyber Safety. This information is taken from the Allanah & Madelaine Foundation Website
Take an interest in – and understand - what your kids are doing online.
Make talking about the online world part of every day conversations with your kids.
Set house rules about internet access and usage.
Educate yourself. Know what services, games etc your kids are using and familiarise yourself with the types of interactions, privacy settings and reporting mechanisms.
Educate your kids – and the easiest way to do this is through the eSmart Digital Licence, Australia’s #1 online safety education program.
Here is a link to a sizeable amount of resources: https://www.esmart.org.au/esmart-libraries/cyber-and-digital-literacy-resources/
To find out even more information please see the PDF's below
St John's Device Agreement
Currently under revision for 2020
This year St John's has switched on Screen Time. A system built app running natively on your child's iPad. This gives us a detailed report about how the device is used, apps opened and websites visited, any time that you want to see it. Just go to Settings > Screen Time and tap See All Activity under the graph. From there, you can see your child's usage.
Downtime will be switched ON for all devices being sent home. This allows parents