Ho, Ho, Ho! 🎄Microsoft Office for all Staff and Students🎁

Ho, Ho, Hello from Santa Claus, We're busy getting ready up here at the North Pole and only have 33 days left until Christmas Eve.  Buddy the Elf, who is in charge of gadgets and gizmos in the Candy Cane Room, reminded me to share an important message with all of the mammies and daddies. Buddy has been working closely with C2k (the group who support and enhance the use of ICT in »»»
ICT

Not for Everyone!

As summer progresses, (and as our unpredictable weather often sends kids running for their tablet), you may find that you child is spending more time online.  If your child is interested in social networks or multiplayer games, they could discover the kind of content they shouldn’t. In fact, 70% of 8-17 year-olds said they have seen images and videos not suitable for their age in the last »»»
ICT, Safer Internet

Child Safety Concern: Snapchat Snap Maps

Snapchat is one app that children at school have knowledge of, or are using on their tablets and devices.  Although the age limit for Snapchat is 13, some Primary School children know and use the app, with or without their parents' knowledge.  This week, an update to Snapchat that shows publicly posted images on a searchable map has raised safety concerns among parents across the UK. Snap Map »»»
eSafety, ICT, News

P6 Safer Internet Workshop

Earlier today, P6 took part in a workshop taken by Eimear from REIM Training Solutions on the theme of 'Staying Safe on the Internet'.  Whilst acknowledging that we all love to spend time an increasing amount of time online, Eimear challenged the children to think about the types of online activities in which they are engaged on a daily basis, with the message that knowledge is the key to »»»
ICT, Primary 6

Internet Safety Workshop for Parents

Parents and guardians of children at St. Peter's are invited to an Internet Safety Workshop this coming week, delivered by REIM Training Solutions. Using your own iPad/laptop/android device, you will be shown how to use the safety settings and much more.  It is a chance to ask questions, learn how to use the internet safely and, more importantly, how to keep your child safe online. In the »»»
Events, ICT, parents

ICT Equipment for St. Peter’s

A funded project by the Department for Social Development (DSD) during the summer term assisted St. Peter's Primary School in upgrading our IT facilities. “These projects are excellent examples of joined up working involving a range of public sector partners coming together to make a difference to the lives of residents living in areas of disadvantage," said Social Development Minister, »»»
Announcements, ICT

Computer Club

Computer Club began on September 23rd with children from Primary 6. Research, creativity and collaboration is the focus of the club which caters for small groups of children in 5 weekly sessions. In the first session, the children learned how to take photos, open apps and create a presentation with text, images and a voiceover.  Using Apple TV the children then showed their work on the »»»
ICT, Primary 6

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