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Digital Leaders achievements and updates – February 2020

Published: 7th February 2020

Welcome to the February post of our monthly achievements and updates blog. Here we congratulate schools who have completed their training over the past month and share good news stories from Digital Leader schools.

Well done to the Digital Leader teams from the following schools who have recently completed their online training!

Anderton Park Primary

Caldershaw Primary School

Christ Church CE (VC) Primary – 2nd cohort!

Christ the King RC Primary School – 2nd cohort!

Foxhills Junior School

Frogmore Junior School – 3rd cohort!

Kinsley Primary School – 2nd cohort!

Our Lady and St Rose of Lima Primary School – 2nd cohort!

Rochester Independent College – 2nd cohort!

St. Louise’s Comprehensive College

St Olave’s Prep School

 

 

Safer Internet Day is in just a few days, on Tuesday 11th February. Make sure that your school has signed up as a supporter for the day. Download the education packs here if you need some last minute activity ideas for the day and make sure to use the social media guide to engage in the social media campaign on the day. We can’t wait to see what Digital Leaders across the country do for Safer Internet Day 2020. Make sure to tweet @ChildnetDL @UK_SIC so we can see what your team are doing on the day and retweet you!

 

Digital Leader School Visits

Over the past month the Childnet Digital Leaders team visited St. Martins School in Derby and Penwortham Primary School in London to talk to their Digital Leader teams and find out more about what they are doing in in their roles at school.

 

St. Martin’s School

We visited St Martin’s School along with Phoebe and Kate from the Childnet Education team and were very happy to be involved in the assembly where the team were announced to the whole school! Siobhán was able to present the school with two certificates in the assembly and they received their Digital Leaders badges also. Well done to the team for completing the training, we are impressed with what they have already accomplished such as making a game with internet safety messages as well as a leaflet for all parents/carers. Thank you to the Digital Leaders and their teacher, Sam, for welcoming us to their school. Take a look at our blog post to find out more about our visit and see the fantastic leaflet that the St. Martins’ Digital Leaders created.

 

 

 

Penwortham Primary School

We visited Penwortham Primary School Digital Leaders last month and really enjoyed hearing about their exciting plans for the future. They shared their ideas for the year with Charlotte, including their plan to have a ‘Digital Leaders Day,’ which would be a day to allow pupils to try out the role of being a Digital Leader before applying. What a brilliant idea! One of the Digital Leaders had also created a wonderful poster for Safer Internet Day which included a poem they had written:

‘Be safe,

Be yourself,

Be you,

Not someone else.’

Take a look at our blog post to read the fantastic article that the Penwortham Primary School Digital Leaders wrote for their school newsletter. Thank you to the Digital Leaders for sharing your thoughts and ideas with us and Ms Berner and Ms Shipsey for hosting us.

We love visiting Digital Leader teams in action, if your team would like a visit then please get in touch at [email protected].

 

We are looking forward to working with Digital Leader teams throughout 2020 and really excited to see what Digital Leaders achieve this year! Please share with us what your Digital Leaders team have been up to. Email [email protected] or tweet us @ChildnetDL #ChildnetDL to be included in the next update!