Orrell Newfold Community Primary

Orrell Newfold Community Primary

Enriching the lives of all

St James Road, Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 7BD


01942 207134

Online Safety

INTERNET SAFETY WEEK: Week beginning Monday 5th February 2024


The Internet has become an integral part of children’s lives, enabling them to undertake research for school projects, talk to their friends and access information from around the world. Increasing provision of the Internet in and out of schools brings with it the need to ensure that all our families are safe.


At Newfold, we take online safety, both in school and at home, very seriously.  Our children engage in Online Safety lessons termly, we take part in the annual Safer Internet Day and our Digital Leads regularly lead assemblies for the different phases of school.


In the 2023/2024 academic year, and again in partnership with 'Smoothwall', we will providing workshops for all phases of school that will highlight the importance of on-line safety. These will take place during Internet Safety Week on Monday 5th February 2024. 

Families On-Line Safety Workshop is on Wednesday 27th September 2023 @6:00pm

(Details will be sent via ScoPay)

Families Face-To-Face On-Line Safety Workshop is in the KS2 Hall

Tuesday 6th February 2023 @3:30pm

This area of our school website is dedicated to helping our families better understand the issues around online safety and manage the risks more effectively. Please use the links below. 


               Internet Safety Guidance for Families                                                                            

Please click the link below to access our new On-Line Safety Hub for families. Here you will find up-to-date information and advice on how best to support on-line access at home. 

Click Here - On-Line Safety Hub - Click Here





Further Documents


 Newfold's policy for Computing Acceptable Use


If you have any concerns or worries about your child, or any issues relating to online safety, and would like further advice, please contact our Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) Mrs Harris or Mr Pitts in school.




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