Online safety accreditation for Risedale School

Risedale School has successfully completed an online safety training programme demonstrating its commitment to keeping children and young people safe online.

The maintained school has received a National Online Safety Certified School Accreditation for its whole school community approach to protecting children in the online world.

National Online Safety is a multi-award-winning winning digital training provider with extensive resources in online safety, developed in line with the Department of Education’s statutory requirements-accredited credited courses and educational resources support UK schools in educating the whole school community in online safety– including all senior leaders, teachers, all school staff and parents – on how to make the internet a safer place for children.

James Southworth, co-founder of National Online Safety, said: “Congratulations to everyone at Risedale School on becoming a National Online Safety Certified School. By completing our training programme, the school has shown its strong commitment to implementing a 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 react in the best way possible to any problems.”

Colin Scott, Headteacher at Risedale School, said: “Our staff and parents are committed to keeping our young people safe online and this accreditation is testament to our whole-school approach in creating a culture that incorporates the principles of online safety across all elements of school life.”

Any schools that would like to discuss their online safety provision or would like access to up to date online safety learning resources, are encouraged to contact National Online Safety on 0800 368 8061.

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