Online safety through the computing curriculum CY009


The Online Safety curriculum is a key aspect of the National Computing Curriculum and a school’s (e)Safeguarding provision. Ofsted now expect all staff to have a good understanding of the risks, how to respond to these appropriately within school and teach an appropriate Online Safety curriculum. They expect the pupils to understand the risks, behave responsibly online and respond to inappropriate content and contact appropriately. This course will introduce attendees to the benefits and potential risks of using a range of connected technologies in and out of school for staff and children and how to evaluate how effective your whole school systems are. It will focus on understanding what an appropriate Online Safety curriculum should include and enable attendees to develop an Online Safety scheme of work that meets these needs and the unique needs of their school community including staff. There will be significant time spent on investigating and evaluating a large range of materials to use in the classroom

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.
Course fees vary for participants outside the UK. Please contact for more information.


You will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits and risks to young people through the use of connected technologies.
  • Identify the CPD needs of your staff including safe use of social media and managing their digital footprint.
  • Identify and understand the key components of Online Safety within the National Computing Curriculum
  • Develop an Online Safety curriculum to meet the needs of your school and staff using the Bradford Online Safety framework.
  • Utilise a range of free Online Safety resources appropriately through your curriculum.

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