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11/01/21

Retweeted From Grace Copsey

Last week was the first week back learning from home and continuing this week. I am so impressed with and my sons teacher Mrs Sharp 5S! Her lessons have been brilliant with teaching all the children, really engaging and full of praise! Well done and thank you!

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08/01/21

Retweeted From John Williams

Positive messages from parents re our home learning have been the fillip that we have all needed at the end of a tough week.Staff,parents & children have come together brilliantly - I couldn’t be more proud

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06/01/21

Good morning. The combination of snow and rain has made the school site very slushy. Wrap up warm and stay safe coming in.

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04/01/21

Retweeted From Marden Lodge

There is a problem with Parentmail at the moment. To clarify Marden Lodge will be closed to all children tomorrow. More details about Wednesday 6 January to follow tomorrow .

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04/01/21

Unfortunately, the communication we sent out earlier to parents is not sending on parent mail. Please find a link to the letter here: https://t.co/jKtVwPrkKi

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01/01/21

Retweeted From John Williams

Great opportunity to join our teaching team in 1 of these 4 amazing schools https://t.co/8uQsJC2ro4

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17/12/20

Retweeted From John Williams

A big thank you to all of the families across the Chalklands schools for your support this term in helping us keep everyone safe. Have a happy, peaceful and safe Christmas. 🎄

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17/12/20

We’re feeling festive at Whyteleafe today with a special visit from Santa https://t.co/dvHYsxHrey

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09/11/20

Please click the following link to watch our virtual school tour. https://t.co/KkKMXXBWJl https://t.co/d5QBKaTu7g

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08/11/20

Remembrance Sunday at St Luke’s https://t.co/VuQBVuByo8

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06/11/20

Retweeted From Sharon

your colourful sparkly firework outfits were such fun today! https://t.co/7ZoG8cC97T

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06/11/20

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

Campfire croissants with year 4, tastes like real croissant! https://t.co/SDRp89MFb6

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27/10/20

Retweeted From John Williams

A reminder that the Westway https://t.co/EuU2V5RNHa are offering a food box to those who are eligible for free school meals. To access this, contact the Westway directly where your request will be dealt with confidentially on 01883347230. They will arrange a drop off to you.

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26/10/20

Retweeted From Emma Louise Skipper

For those who want to donate to this initiative, then you can do so via the Westway website.  The homepage has a “donate” button and accepts all major credit and debit cards.  You can also arrange to drop off donations directly with the centre.   https://t.co/7hYcJJKA0G

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26/10/20

Retweeted From Emma Louise Skipper

From Monday, the Westway Caterham, will be offering a food box to those who are eligible for free school meals. To access this contact the Westway directly where your request will be dealt with confidentially on  01883 347 230.They will arrange a drop off to you.

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23/10/20

Retweeted From Sharon

Wishing everyone a great half term! https://t.co/uQFjY4w9pY

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23/10/20

Retweeted From John Williams

A big thank you to all of the families across the 4 Chalklands schools for their support throughout this challenging half term - it is very much appreciated! Have a great half term

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20/10/20

Retweeted From John Williams

Excellent PD session this evening on the importance of getting the delivery of PD right, with the Chalklands leadership team - led by the inspirational

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08/10/20

Take a look at Year 4’s Gallery of Greatness! Can you see anyone you recognise? https://t.co/Nsp9rrXHSG

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08/10/20

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

Our first session of forest school with the Nursery children from Rainbow class this morning. We enjoyed the lovely weather, climbing the muddy hill, searching for minibeasts and climbing trees. https://t.co/70D64dRiN1

Online Safety

Important Information - Online Safety and Covid 19

Please see the link below - this site offers practical advice and links to age appropriate online safety activities to do at home:

https://www.childnet.com/blog/keeping-children-happy-and-safe-online-during-covid-19

Here is the link to the latest government’s e-safety guidance: 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-keeping-children-safe-online/coronavirus-covid-19-support-for-parents-and-carers-to-keep-children-safe-online

We also wish to highlight this App which can be installed on chromebooks:

https://safetonet.com/foundation/covid/

Please find the link to the #Ditto online safety newsletter here: 

At Whyteleafe School we regularly talk to the children about online safety and how to stay safe online. It has come to our attention that a number of children have different social media accounts, including Instagram and Facebook. Most of these social media accounts have age restrictions of 13 year + (this is true of Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook), in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). In our experience children are not socially mature enough to use these types of social media and therefore we would advise parents to adhere to the age restrictions. If your child does use social media, or other communications on line, we would recommend talking with your child about e-safety and would encourage you to monitor their online activity.

Help children stay safe online:

1. Have the conversation early and often

2. Explore online together

3. Know who your child is talking to online

4. Set rules and agree boundaries

5. Make sure that content is age-appropriate

6. Use parental controls to filter, restrict, monitor or report content

7. Check they know how to use privacy settings and reporting tools

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Online safety and Fortnite

It has come to our attention that a number of children have been discussing playing the game Fortnite online. As you may be aware the age rating is PEGI 12, due to ‘frequent scenes of mild violence. It is not suitable for persons under 12 years of age’ and there are also a number of other potential issues you should be aware of:

-        As Fortnite is an online game you will play against players of different ages from across the world. You cannot turn the in game chats off or choose who you play against

-        Fortnite does feature violence when players are in combat with each other

-        Although Battle Royale is free to play, other aspects of the game are not. There are packs which give you different access to the full game and extensions, bonuses and weapons

As recommended by the UK Safer Internet Centre the advice says:

-        Have an open and honest conversation with your child

-        Play the game with them

-        Know how to make a report

-        See what other people think of Fortnite

All of which can be found here: https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/parents-guide-fortnite-battle-royale and a Parents Guide to Fortnite.

 

Below are links for parents supporting children using social media. We hope you will find them useful.

Parentzone

Facebook
Google +
Instagram
Twitter
Snapchat
Ask.fm
TikTok (formally known as Musical.ly) 
Advice for parents and carers on cyberbullying
Cyberbullying advice
Online Gaming
NSPC advice
thinkuknow.co.uk
childnet.com
Youtube e-safety factsheet
esafety-adviser.com
DITTO e-safety latest newsletter