18th November 2019 — The Rowans School, Wimbledon, has received a National Online Safety Certified School Accreditation for its whole school community approach to protecting children in the online world.
In order to achieve the award the children enjoyed a detailed programme of lessons teaching them about the different aspects of staying safe online.
James Southworth, co-founder at National Online Safety, said, “Congratulations to everyone at The Rowans School on becoming a National Online Safety Certified School. By completing our training programme, the school has shown its strong commitment to implementing an effective whole school approach to online safety.”
“It can be increasingly difficult for schools and parents to stay ahead of online threats and ensure both children and staff are safeguarded from potentially harmful and inappropriate online material. We arm schools with the knowledge they need to understand online dangers and how best to react to any problems.”
Joanna Hubbard, Head at The Rowans School, said, “We are delighted to be recognised for our hard work and commitment to keeping children safe online. By adopting a ‘whole school approach’ towards online safety, working together with Staff, parents and Governors, we are at the forefront of online safeguarding for children and young people.”