Yik Yak.. What’s the crack?!

Yik Yak.. What’s the crack?!

Yik Yak, it’s an app that allows users to post in a geographical area anonymously and comes with an age restriction of 17. Yik Yak does not want school children using the app, but of course they are and here lies the challenge...

4 April 2016
Online Safety
Compton Primary’s Digital Journey

Compton Primary’s Digital Journey

Compton Primary have overcome budgetary pressures to transform Teaching & Learning, embedding technology and Google Apps in every classroom. Their story is an inspirational one

15 March 2016
Education Services
3-2-1 Backup: 5 Tips to keep your data safe

3-2-1 Backup: 5 Tips to keep your data safe

On March 31st 2016 it is World Backup Day, here are our tips for keeping your data safe when the inevitable event occurs

14 March 2016
Online Safety, South West Grid
Online Safety Live....the future

Online Safety Live....the future

With the current batch of Online Safety Briefings coming to an end, plans are well under way for the future. Have you attended one of our free sessions yet?

14 March 2016
Online Safety
Empower Children, Eliminate Bullying

Empower Children, Eliminate Bullying

We have great pleasure in announcing the brand new and FREE Anti Bullying Resource, Enable.

14 March 2016
Online Safety
International Womens Day: Baiting out the Banter

International Womens Day: Baiting out the Banter

As part of International Womens Day 2016, I would like to highlight a case of a viral video called “Baiting out skets in London”

8 March 2016
Online Safety
The Future of Technology in School – Are You Ready?

The Future of Technology in School – Are You Ready?

The cloud is revolutionising many industries, enabling anywhere anytime access at the click of the button, and education is next.

24 February 2016
Schools Internet Service, South West Grid
Greater Flexibility and Control Over Your Filtering

Greater Flexibility and Control Over Your Filtering

The new release of RM SafetyNet gives you greater flexibility and control over your internet filtering

24 February 2016
Schools Internet Service
Join Us and Celebrate Safer Internet Day!

Join Us and Celebrate Safer Internet Day!

Over 100 countries from the Insafe European network and all over the world will celebrate Safer Internet Day today under the slogan ‘Play your part for a better internet’.

9 February 2016
Online Safety
Instagram Gossip Style Pages

Instagram Gossip Style Pages

We are aware of a growing trend in the UK that we call “baited pages”. These usually appear on Instagram, but we have also seen this on other Social media platforms...

26 January 2016
Online Safety
BT's Chris Powell Introduces Education Cloud Services

BT's Chris Powell Introduces Education Cloud Services

ECS is a catalogue of services that allows education establishments to move an increasing amount of their school’s ICT to the cloud...

18 January 2016
Schools Internet Service
New Year, New Start to Data Protection

New Year, New Start to Data Protection

With the start of a new year, many of us have made a resolution or two, but if you haven't, then maybe it's time for a Data Protection Resolution...

12 January 2016
Schools Internet Service, Online Safety
A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes at Safer Internet Day 2016 TV Filming

A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes at Safer Internet Day 2016 TV Filming

This year’s Safer Internet Day will take place on the 9th February and we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to make this the best yet! We had a great time last week travelling around the country filming the content for SID TV, click here for a behind the scenes diary of what we got up to...

9 December 2015
Online Safety, Education Services, South West Grid
All I Want for Christmas is an… Xbox - Tips for Parents this Christmas

All I Want for Christmas is an… Xbox - Tips for Parents this Christmas

Christmas is here and the increasingly technology-centred requests for presents... they all come with questions that parents should have the answers to before they buy...

1 December 2015
Online Safety, Education Services, South West Grid
Black Friday: 10 Tips for Safe Online Xmas Shopping

Black Friday: 10 Tips for Safe Online Xmas Shopping

Black Friday, the one day event where retailers slash prices in an effort to get us all worked up about Christmas shopping, and this year it is set to be bigger than ever. Check out our top ten tips for safe shopping this Christmas!

10 November 2015
Online Safety
Anti-Bullying week, what do you have planned?

Anti-Bullying week, what do you have planned?

There are many ways to get involved in Anti-Bullying Week 2015 and everyone’s voice or stand against bullying matters. Let’s make a noise about bullying!

9 November 2015
Online Safety, Education Services, South West Grid
5 Creative Tech Gifts for Xmas

5 Creative Tech Gifts for Xmas

We are fast approaching that time of year again, raising the inevitable yearly problem, what do we buy our loved ones for Xmas? Here are our top five ideas for creative techy gifts this Christmas...

4 November 2015
Education Services, South West Grid
Learning Commons unveiled at Devonport High School for Boys

Learning Commons unveiled at Devonport High School for Boys

Devonport High School for Boys recently opened their Learning Commons, transforming their traditional library into a technology enhanced learning space. It's an inspiring story!

20 October 2015
Education Services
Is Superfast Broadband in your area yet?

Is Superfast Broadband in your area yet?

With the ever increasing use of internet within schools the demand for Superfast Broadband continuing to grow. Is it in your area yet?

15 October 2015
Schools Internet Service
Last Month at SWGfL

Last Month at SWGfL

The new term is in full swing and there’s no rest for the movers and shakers at SWGfL HQ and on the road. Here’s a snap shot of what we’ve been up to.

14 October 2015
South West Grid
Looking beyond Online Safety in the Digital Literacy Curriculum

Looking beyond Online Safety in the Digital Literacy Curriculum

The education of online safety schools is very high on the agenda within the new Computing curriculum, and rightfully so. But Digital Literacy goes a lot further than this - have you got the full curriculum covered?

14 October 2015
Education Services
Empower staff, get compliant with Online Safety BOOST

Empower staff, get compliant with Online Safety BOOST

Since 2013, we have been helping schools train and protect staff, students and parents with our online safety toolkit BOOST. Since winning a BETT award earlier this year, we have completely redeveloped the system - here is the lowdown on the new system.

13 October 2015
Online Safety, South West Grid
How secure is your school’s information?

How secure is your school’s information?

New technologies are transforming teaching and learning in schools, be sure that your supporting infrastructure is providing a safe and secure online environment for your users

12 October 2015
Online Safety, Education Services
Logical Reasoning across the Primary Curriculum

Logical Reasoning across the Primary Curriculum

Logical reasoning is one of the key Computational Thinking concepts in the new primary Computing curriculum. So what does it mean to think logically, and how can logic be incorporated into the everyday primary classroom?

30 September 2015
Education Services
Have you talked about algorithms or abstraction with your pupils today?

Have you talked about algorithms or abstraction with your pupils today?

Follow our top tips to integrate computational thinking language into your everyday Primary classroom.

14 September 2015
Education Services
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