Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy

Online Safety Newsletters

This page will be updated to include the latest e-safety magazines from Alan Mackenzie from esafety-adviser.com which is full of information and resources to learn about and help promote online safety and safeguarding.

March 2021 - Edition 24

This month we're taking a look at:

  • Childrens rights
  • Digital footprint
  • Youtube - Supervised experience
  • Worst passwords of 2020
  • Instagram - Live rooms
  • Off on off screen and relationships
  • Parents section

January 2021 - Edition 23

This month we're taking a look at:

  • Youtube influencers
  • TikTok - Family safe mode
  • What is - Like farming?
  • Notifications
  • Taming gaming
  • Report harmful content
  • Snippets

January 2020 - Edition 22

This month we're taking a look at:

  • Socialisation or social isolation?
  • IWF update - Live streaming
  • Monkey app
  • 2020 visions and social media pressures
  • Snippets
  • Ditto - Curiosity

November 2019 - Edition 21

This month we're taking a look at:

  • Deepfakes
  • A.I. influencers
  • Project Evolve
  • GoBubble
  • IWF - NoSuchThing
  • Ditto

September 2019 - Edition 20

This month we're taking a look at:

  • How safe are our children?
  • Youtube kids app review
  • The cybersurvey
  • Online safety tick boxes
  • Hashtags
  • Wellbeing
  • Pornography
  • Ditto
  • Go bubble

June 2019 - Edition 19

This month we're taking a look at:

  • Youtube - Likes and dislikes
  • Selma - Hacking hate
  • Game transfer phenomena
  • Digital footprint
  • Snippets
  • Ditto

May 2019 - Edition 18

This month we're taking a look at:

  • Distorted selfies
  • IWF annual report
  • Jumbo privacy app
  • Age identification
  • Online harms white paper
  • Ditto - Safe selfies

March 2019 - Edition 17

This month we're taking a look at:

  • Viral challenges
  • Parental advice - From children
  • Vulnerable children
  • Miscommunication
  • Youtube - Repulsive comments
  • Popular apps

January 2019 - Edition 16

This month we're taking a look at:

  • What is captology?
  • Parents - Scare or prepare?
  • Reporting harmful content
  • Secrets
  • Internet safety at pre-school
  • Passwords
  • Fortnite scams

October 2018 - Edition 15

This month we're looking at:

  • Banning pornography
  • Talk to a trusted adult
  • Fostering an ethos of online safety
  • Beware the expert
  • Impact of violent and graphic media
  • Ditto junior

September 2018 - Edition 14

This month we're looking at:

  • Scroll free September
  • Scams
  • Gaming addiction
  • TikTok app

June 2018 - Edition 13

This month is a YouTube special edition where we’re looking at:

  • A few facts and figures
  • Youtube functions; It’s much more than video sharing
  • Youtube age restrictions and community guidelines
  • Restricted mode
  • Take a break mode
  • Flagging and reporting
  • Youtube kids
  • Uploading videos
  • Inappropriate content from Cath Knibbs
  • Ditto junior

April 2018 - Edition 12

In this edition we're looking at:

  • Privacy vs free
  • Skin gambling
  • Risk taking online
  • Gaming - have the talk
  • Anme
  • Challenges
  • Fortnite
  • Ditto junior

January 2018 - Edition 11

In this edition we're looking at:

  • Reflections on 2017
  • Doing it together
  • Cyberbullying
  • Live Streaming
  • Apps - Yubo
  • Ditto junior - Articles by children and young people - including pupils from Bishop Rawstorne!

October 2017 - Edition 10

In this edition we’re looking at:

  • Friends and followers
  • Permanence
  • Cyber trauma – Secrets
  • DITTO – Account security
  • Apps - 2 factor authentication
  • Ditto junior – Articles by children and young people

September 2017 - Edition 9

In this edition we’re looking at:

  • Is 'safety' still relevant?
  • Have I been pwned?
  • Critical thinking
  • What is doxxing?
  • Ditto
  • British values
  • Sarahah app

Summer 2017 - Special Edition

In this edition we’re looking at:

  • Digital clearout
  • Decoy apps
  • Transition to high school
  • Snippets
  • Is my child ready for a phone?

June 2017 - Edition 8 

This months's is looking at:

  • Removing access to keep children safe?
  • Apps: Snapchat
  • What is a digital footprint
  • Critical thinking
  • Ditto - Youtube history
  • Resources

April 2017 - Edition 7

This month it's looking at:

  • Whole school approach
  • Parental engagement
  • Apps: Roblox
  • Children looked after
  • Pieces of the puzzle
  • Ditto - Working with school
  • Resources

March 2017 - Edition 6 

This month it's looking at:

  • Opinion - Privacy
  • Youtube facts
  • SEND - Youtube
  • Social learning
  • No app for that
  • Teens + Social media
  • Ditto - Youtube
  • App: Monkey
  • Resources

January 2017 - Edition 5

This month it's looking at:

  • Foreword
  • Opinion - Social media
  • Online gaming
  • SEND - KCSIE
  • Tech addiction
  • Houseparty app

November 2016 - Edition 4 

This month it's looking at:

  • Foreword
  • Opinion - Screen time
  • Bullying + Anonymity
  • SEND - KCSIE
  • Trauma - Self harm
  • Younow app
  • Ditto - Ages
  • Resources

September 2016 - Edition 3

This month it's looking at:

  • Foreword
  • Opinion - Addiction
  • Sexting (again)
  • SEND
  • Cyber bullying
  • Lifestage app
  • Ditto - Passwords
  • Resources

June 2016 - Edition 2

This month it's looking at:

  • Foreword
  • Opinion - Vulnerability
  • Student voice
  • SEND
  • Personal information
  • Youtube for kids
  • Ditto
  • Resources

May 2016 - Edition 1

This month it's looking at:

  • Foreword
  • Opinion
  • Sexting
  • Youtube
  • Oovoo
  • Ditto
  • Resources