Safer Internet Day "Be the Change: Unite for a better internet"

Safer Internet Day 2017: Tuesday 7th February 2017 - Pupils across the school took part in workshops, lessons and project work to explore their views when they go online. Each year group focussed on themes including, safe searching, appropriate gaming, positive social media use, photo sharing and steps they could take around Cyberbullying. Pupils came together in the afternoon and shared their work with the whole school. Each child made a pledge of how they they could support this years theme "Be the change: Unite for a better Internet".

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SaferInternetDayOn Wednesday the 8th February we were visited by students from Canterbury College who assisted children completing an online survey using iPads, and in general offering guidance on using the internet safely.

Our guest speaker, Mr. Matthew Byrom, the E-Learning officer from Canterbury College conducted a workshop with Year 6 children on internet safety, following by a presentation for parents and carers at 2:15pm.

Ski trip to Italy an adventure of a lifetime!

image036Forty six children from St. Stephen's visited Macugnaga in Italy from the 29th January to the 3rd February 2017 on a ski trip.

Activities included skiing, ice-skating, visiting an old mine, and an exhilirating cable car ride to the mountain top where spectacular views stunned all into silence. On arriving back in Canterbury on Friday 3rd February everyone longed to one day return to the snow-covered slopes for more adventure. 

We've uploaded images from the trip into a gallery on our school trips page.

Lower school anti-bullying ambassadors workshop held!

image001Lower School Anti-bullying ambassadors took part in a workshop at school where they learnt all about the different types of bullying, qualities of an ambassador and pledged to help us as a school to respect others, take a stand against bullying and to report bullying whenever they see it.

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Safer Internet Day on 7th February 2017!

esafety1On Tuesday 7th of February 2017, St. Stephen's will be joining the international community in promoting safer internet practices. The theme this year is 'Be the change: Unite for a better internet'.

To celebrate the day we have a host of activities planned. More information available on our flyer.

We will also be running an e-Safety awareness session for parents and carers on Wednesday 8th February at 2:15pm, with the E-Learning officer from Canterbury College attending as our guest speaker.

Year 4 learn about Vikings!

yr4vikingboattripThis week year 4 classes have been going to visit the Hugin Viking Boat in Cliffsend. Some classes had better weather than others! Children had the following to say about the trip:

Esme:'I really liked the trip because I enjoyed answering the Questionnaire.'
Jessie: 'I enjoyed the trip because I didn’t actually realise that it was a real viking boat!'
James: 'I really enjoyed sketching the Viking boat.'
Remember to visit our year 4 page to see what Year 4 have been up to each week.
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