Last reviewed on 17 August 2021
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Find out how to audit your approach to pupil online safety to make sure it complies with DfE statutory guidance.

Expectations for your school

Be aware that many forms of abuse may have an online element  Have appropriate filtering and monitoring systems in place Have appropriate safeguarding measures in place for any periods of remote learning Have a clear policy on mobile phone and smart technology use in school – you can adapt our model policy to reflect your own rules Teach children about how to stay safe online – use the teaching online safety in school guidance from the Department for Education (DfE) and make use of the resources in Annex D of Keeping Children Safe in Education This should be adapted for vulnerable children, victims of abuse and some children with SEND Make sure that staff are trained in online safety (both at induction and regularly updated after that), and that this is integrated and aligned with your regular, wider safeguarding