Online Learning Safety

Follow all instructions below for successful LIVE Lessons


Check Connections

  • Ensure you are connected to the internet
  • Wired connections are more stable than Wi-Fi

Set up Properly

  • Be ready to join the LIVE lesson in good time and have the link ready if you can.
  • Have the correct equipment, pencil, pen etc
  • Have your work book to record notes and lesson content.
  • If there is an issue, always try closing the browser and re-loading the link or try a different browser.

Listen Carefully

  • Avoid any background noise.
  • If possible wear ear phones.
  • Be in a quiet place and keep your background neutral to stop distractions.

Manage Disruptions

  • When in the lesson keep your microphone on mute.
  • Switch off any notifications.
  • Shut down non related browsers to support 100% focus.


Ask Questions 

  • Use the comment box to raise your hand to tell your teacher you have a question.
  • Start your comment with Q so you teacher know you have a question

Make Contributions

  • When invited by your teacher unmute your micro phone and share your thoughts.
  • Make your own notes and record information you will need to complete your work.
  • Be patient and remember that there are other students on the live lesson that could be saying something too.


Show understanding

Use emojis/reactions to show you understanding rather than typing a message as it can block the chat.


Respect Other

  • Do not interrupt each other.
  • Respect others contributions.
  • Be kind to others.


Important aspects to think about for Online Learning

  • Don’t overshare / share personal details.
  • Only use secure websites (https)
  • Don’t click on any suspicious links.
  • Know who you are talking to - only talk to people that you know.
  • Know that if you don’t like something, cross off the browser or turn off your computer all together.
  • If you need support/notice something that is not right know the people in school that you can contact and people at home you can tell.
  • Try to limit your time on electronic devices – have regular breaks.
  • Make your digital footprint positive!