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Model School Primary School, Northland Rd, County Londonderry

Online Advice For PARENTS / CARERS


Online Safety Committee

Online Safety Coordinator: Mrs. Karen Flaherty

School Principal: Mr R Smith

The Child Protection Officer: Mrs. Valerie Luney

ICT Coordinator : Mrs Karen Flaherty

E- Safety Staff Representative : Mrs Karen Flaherty

ICT Teacher Representative - Mr Iain Hutcheson

Governor – Mrs G Hastings


ICT Policy

Safer Internet Policy

Acceptable use of the Internet Agreement

Children should know that they are responsible for their use of the Internet in school and that they do so in a safe and appropriate manner.   PLEASE DISCUSS THESE GUIDELINES WITH YOUR CHILD AND STRESS THE IMPORTANCE OF SAFE USE OF THE INTERNET.


  • On the network, I will only use my own login username and password
  • I will keep my username and password private
  • I will not access other people’s files without their permission
  • I will not change or delete other people’s work/files
  • I will ask permission before entering any website, unless my teacher has already approved that site
  • I will use the Internet for research and school purposes only
  • I will only send e-mail in school when directed by the teacher as part of ICT lessons. I will make sure that the messages I send are polite and responsible
  • I understand that the use of strong language, swearing or aggressive behaviour is not allowed when using e-mail etc
  • When sending e-mail I will not give my name, address or phone number or arrange to meet anyone
  • I understand that I am not allowed to enter Internet Chat Rooms while in school
  • If I see anything I am unhappy with or I receive messages I do not like, I will tell a teacher immediately
  • I will not bring in memory sticks or CD-Roms from home to use in school unless I have been given permission by my class teacher
  • I understand that the school may check my computer files/Emails and may monitor the Internet sites that I visit
  • I understand that if I deliberately break these rules I could be stopped from using the Internet/E-mail and my Parent/Guardian will be informed

Our ICT work in Ashgrove

We had another busy half term in January and February.  The children loved learning...
As part of our Internet Safety Day, P7s discussed sample social media material, with...
Today is Safer Internet Day and P7F led our assembly this morning focusing our thoughts...
Today we have been having fun coding using Scratch Jr.
Two weeks ago, Mrs Torrie's class travelled to St Michael's to do a music lesson...
A few pictures to show you what some of the P4 children have been doing in Coding...
Primary 7 were over at St Michaels’s today. We had lots of fun with Belfast...
P7 have been learning about the Earth’s continents and we used BlueBot to test...
Day 1 read our exciting blog detailing our Italian travels 
We really enjoyed using 'Lightbot' on our iPads to program and write commands!
What an exciting day we had in Ashgrove Primary today! Our Primary 6&5 classes...
P7 pupils today took part in the 'Bee Safe' Day run by Antrim and Newtownabbey...
Mrs Carberry (Pastoral Care Leader in School) has worked in conjunction with UNICEF...

360 Degree Safe is an award/accreditation for schools which demonstrate a strong commitment and capacity for educating pupils, staff and governors with online safety.   The award assesses school policies, practice and procedures and ensures they reflect high standards.

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