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Monthly Archives: May 2016

E-safety week (Day 4) – Being Kind Online

Today we discussed the importance of being kind online and thinking about other people’s feelings before we post anything. Miss Coade introduced us to Yammer which is part of Office365. It is a way that we can all communicate together and share ideas but it is a closed group. This means Miss Coade has to invite you … Continue reading »

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How long could it have taken the UFO to reach Simon de Senlis? Maths investigation.

Year Six are using this Sway for their learning in maths today – the amount of maths involved in such a simple task is astronomical! Some great learning around science taking place too. http://www.gizmag.com/soyuz-record-iss/26859/ – An interesting read around the speed of the shuttle that takes people to and from the International Space Centre (ISS). … Continue reading »

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E-safety Week (Day 3) – Child and Parent Workshops

Today we had a visit from Simon who works on E-safety at Northamptonshire Country Council. He lead workshops with Year 5 and 6 looking at the dangers online and highlighting the importance of staying safe. He also reminded us of the age restrictions on certain apps including Whatsapp (16) and Facebook (13) and the importance to … Continue reading »

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Art work – Rosita Gottlieb

Rosita Gottlieb Costa Rica-born Rosita Gottlieb has painted professionally since 1963 and over the years mastered the art of painting with the spatula, the artist’s knife. Rosita has gained a reputation as a bold colourist. Her primary medium is oil, to which she adds marble sand, wire mesh, beeswax and other materials. This thickly textured … Continue reading »

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E-safety week (day 2) – Digital Footprints

Today, as part of E-safety week, we looked at our digital footprints. This is made up of our internet history and tells a story of what we do online. Like our fingerprints they cannot be erased, even if the history in the browser is cleared. Below are copies of our digital footprints which we made using http://www.tagxedo.com/app.html

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E-safety at SdS (day 1) – Launch assembly

This week is E-safety week at Simon de Senlis. In assembly yesterday, we were learning about the importance of staying safe online both at home and at school. We were taught how to be a SMART surfer. Safe – Always keep personal information to yourself and do not share it with strangers (name, address, phone number, school) … Continue reading »

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