Children’s use of the internet: literature review
The UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) has published a literature review looking at children’s use of the internet, focussing on trends and emerging issues, and the online risk of harm to children and implications for safety policy and practice. Findings from the review include: children’s top worries online are pornography and violence, there is an emerging consensus that those already at…
The Liverpool Readathon is being held during National Libraries Week.
Liverpool Libraries Service is working hard to ensure more pupils and families visit libraries and are equipped with library cards to have access to both the 1000s of books available to lend. In addition, all members can use Read Liverpool to download free ebooks, audio books and magazines wherever and whenever they like so if your child has a laptop,…
This week more than 70 schools are joining forces to run a city-wide sponsored read in a celebration of libraries, reading and the power of stories. Our Readathon had it’s first day today with children reading for pleasure across school. We had mums and staff reading some of their favourite books to small groups and children recommending books to each other .
On your marks, Our Lady Immaculate ? Ready , set , read !
Our sponsored read is running during the Liverpool Readathon and coincides with National Libraries week from Monday 9th -Friday 14th October . The money raised is to support ‘Read for Good’ who take mobile bookcases to children in hospital so they can get access to books and resident readers during their stay. Their website has lots of…
Well done to our Year 5 and 6 pupils, some of whom new to the event, taking part in the cross country competition this evening.
We had plenty of new faces in the team this time around and all pupils performed very well. Thank you to the parents who came to support too!
Boys: Bobby 29th, Billy 31st, Aeen 128th.
Girls: Shelby 60th, Poppy 66th, Macey 90th, Holly 117th, Tilly Mae 118th,…
Young peoples’ rights on social media
The Children’s Commissioner for England has launched child-friendly guides and teacher resources, developed with TES and the law firm Schillings, to help children to understand what they are signing up to when they use Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and WhatsApp.
Source: Children’s Commissioner for England Date: 29 September 2017
Further information: Digital citizenship: young peoples’ rights on social media