The eAcademy

CHILD SAFETY

Safeguarding

We at The eAcademy recognise safeguarding of student welfare as our foremost moral and statutory responsibility. We ensure our learning environment and every employee is under the duty of:

  • Protecting children from abuse
  • Being able to identify welfare concerns
  • Being able to identify students who may require further assistance
  • Being aware of child protection procedures in an online school setting, know how to access them and be adhered to at all times
  • Keeping a record of any significant incident, complaint or discussion via whichever medium it took place
  • Reporting matters of concern to the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

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  • Protecting children from abuse
  • Being able to identify welfare concerns
  • Being able to identify students who may require further assistance
  • Being aware of child protection procedures in an online school setting, know how to access them and be adhered to at all times
  • Keeping a record of any significant incident, complaint or discussion via whichever medium it took place
  • Reporting matters of concern to the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

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E-Safety

In the first instance students and parents are advised to follow all general E-Safety guidelines. In addition, The eAcademy ensures the medium and platform used for our online school protects children from the dangers and harms in the e-environment. To ensure students are safe whilst studying they must follow the guidelines set out in the safeguarding policy and The eAcademy’s terms and conditions. These guidelines are summarised below:

In the first instance students and parents are advised to follow all general E-Safety guidelines. In addition, The eAcademy ensures the medium and platform used for our online school protects children from the dangers and harms in the
e-environment. To ensure students are safe whilst studying they must follow the guidelines set out in the safeguarding policy and The eAcademy’s terms and conditions. These guidelines are summarised below:

  1. The eAcademy online school is conducted within the designated LMS environment
  2. Any use of the wider internet is at the discretion of the student provided they have parental permission and/or supervision
  3. Students must not use any other medium of communication for schooling purposes except those authorised by The eAcademy
  4. All students will be provided with usernames and passwords to log in to the learning platform, these credentials should only be used by the designated student
  5. Usernames and passwords should be protected using conventional advice such as: Do not write it down, do not give it to anyone else, conceal the details whilst typing it in to the device etc

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  1. The eAcademy online school is conducted within the designated LMS environment
  2. Any use of the wider internet is at the discretion of the student provided they have parental permission and/or supervision
  3. Students must not use any other medium of communication for schooling purposes except those authorised by The eAcademy
  4. All students will be provided with usernames and passwords to log in to the learning platform, these credentials should only be used by the designated student
  5. Usernames and passwords should be protected using conventional advice such as: Do not write it down, do not give it to anyone else, conceal the details whilst typing it in to the device etc

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Health

We at The eAcademy take the concerns of health and wellbeing of all individuals seriously. Therefore, we can state that we recognise health issues that can arise due to prolonged usage of computer devices. Hence, our e-learning structure and syllabi enable a flexible approach to the use of computer devices. In addition, where a student adheres to the guided timetable strictly, we have designed a schedule that considers the impact of prolonged use.

The general advice to protect against the harms of prolonged use of computer devices includes:

  1. Taking regular breaks
  2. Using screen filters
  3. Using ergonomic furniture
  4. Using ergonomic equipment

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Our Teachers

We ensure all our teachers are qualified and experienced educators. We additionally provide training regularly to ensure teachers and other staff are prepared for an ever changing and dynamic environment.

In addition, we carry out background checks using the following methods as required:

  1. DBS Police checks
  2. Professional references obtained from previous employers
  3. Character references where required
  4. Academic references where required

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