Safer Internet Day

Thank you to the large number of Mammys and Daddys who attended our Internet Safety meeting this evening. Thanks to our training providers REIM Training Solutions who shared with us the most up to date information and advice for safe use of the Internet.

As mentioned at the meeting we remind you to visit the Internet Safety link on our school website stmarysps.org to access links to useful websites and information for children and parents.

Don’t forget to trade your homework pass 👏

St Mary’s is supporting Safer Internet Day 2019!

Today P6 pupils will participate in a very informative Safer Internet Day workshop run by REIM training solutions. During the workshop pupils will:

  • Recognise the positive and negative aspects of Internet use
  • Know what personal information is and the information of keeping this private
  • Understand the importance of password protection
  • Understand the dangers of chatting to strangers online
  • Recognise who is a trusted adult.

REMEMBER: Parent Internet Safety Workshop tonight St Mary’s Primary School at 7pm! We hope you all can attend!

Safer Internet Day Workshop – 4th February 2019

Monday 4th February,

@ 7.00 pm

St. Mary’s Primary School

To celebrate Safer Internet Day we would like to invite all Parents / Guardians to this free workshop where you will learn about:

* Internet Browser security*

*Safe searching*

*Internet filters*

*Social networking*

*Cyber-bullying*

*”Hot” websites that may cause concern*

This event to open to all parents and members of our local community. Feedback from previous years’ workshops was very positive. Parents attending commented on the practical tips and advice shared by our experts , one parent evaluation read, “Very useful advice and easy to apply”.

So we are strongly recommending all Parents / Guardians to come along Monday night. Knowledge around internet safety is paramount to keeping our children safe and the content of the workshop is updated annually. We are confident you will find this workshop very useful and informative.

Meeting China – Digital Arts Exhibition

P6 pupils really enjoyed their visit to the Digitial Arts Exhibition to celebrate Chinese New Year in the University of Ulster. Pupils experienced, through the use of digital media and Augmented Reality, the practices and traditions associated with the Spring Festival.  These included a virtual visit to a Chinese Puppet Theatre, electronic paper cutting and moulding clay into Chinese Porcelain.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our partners in the Confucius Institute for your kind invitation to today’s exhibition and we wish you a very Happy Chinese New Year of the Pig!