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Safer Internet Day 2021

Dear Parents/Carers,

On Tuesday 9th February we will be joining schools and youth organisations across the UK in
celebrating Safer Internet Day 2021. Safer Internet Day is a global campaign to promote the safe and
responsible use of technology, which calls on young people, parents, carers, teachers, social workers,
law enforcement, companies, policymakers, and more to join together in helping to create a better
internet.

Click the link below to read the parents letter with further details and helpful links.

6) Parents and carers’ information letter

How to get Minecraft: Education Edition

Minecraft: Education Edition is available for Windows, MacOS, and iPad devices and will need to be downloaded on the devices you plan to use with your learners. We recommend using Windows Desktop or MacOS as this will allow you to use the Classroom Mode and Code Connection companion apps, which offer an enhanced Minecraft experience for the classroom.

On PCs and Macs

  1. Go to education.minecraft.net
  2. Choose ‘Support’ and ‘Download’.
  3. Once installed, log in with your Hwb username (e.g. BloggsJ@Hwbcymru.net) and password.

Further guidance can be found in the Hwb Support Centre.

On iPad

Download the App from the App Store, and log in with your Hwb username (e.g. BloggsJ@Hwbcymru.net) and password.

Further information can be found from Minecraft.

On Chromebooks

Please see our guidance for enabling and installing the Android app on Chrome devices.

Parent and pupil “practical hints and tips” on the safe use of ICT equipment at home.

The guide below offers some simple and practical measures you could introduce within the home to make the learning environment safe, comfortable and ergonomically sound environment that will help your child concentrate, be productive and avoid aches and pains.

To support you through the process, this guide offers some simple but effective “dos and don’ts” for you to consider.

Please click the link below to read the full document.

Parent and pupil hints and tips live learning 2021 FINAL PDF

 

 

 

Digitally Excluded Learners Survey

Can all parents please complete the survey by following the link below. We will use the information gathered to assess the needs of learners in our school. Where possible we will work to provide those in need with a loan device to continue learning at home.

The survey closes at the end of the day.

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Ug4_TzS3ZEGUCRtgHRR5k37xw2Dpv_dFkQCbeDsdWiFUREVOVTQ1TTMxV0ZMODFNUkc5TFlUWUhMUi4u

 

Year 6 Leavers Jumpers 2021

Year 6 Leaver Jumpers will be available to order from Bergoni starting at £13.95 for a child’s size and £16.95 for an adults size.

Bergoni advise that you try the sizes first as they will not be able to offer refunds due to the personalisation of the jumpers.

The children have chosen Amber, Grey, Sky Blue and Emerald Green as their four colour choices.

Please order direct from Bergoni.

https://www.bergoni.co.uk/