Cybersafety refers to online behaviour
that is safe, appropriate and responsible.
To help prevent cybersafety incidents,
students should learn how to:
technology appropriately and responsibly
in ways to enhance their own safety.
Each year at Albany Hills State
School, students in Years 4, 5 and 6 participate in Cybersafety Awareness talks
conducted by the Department of Education Cybersafety and Reputation Management
team. This team has developed programs to help primary students understand and
remember what they should and shouldn't do online. This is an important part of developing students' online awareness and complements the school's BYOL (Bring Your Own Laptop) Program which operates in the upper school years.
Produced by the Department of Education, this document
offers advice to support children with having a positive and safer online
Office of the eSafety Commissioner
what it is, how to deal with it and where to go for help for
all online issues facing youth today.
Queensland Government Cybersafety in State Schools
QED Cybersafety Advice
Protect your digital lifestyle. Through this interactive guide,
learn how to be safe and secure with the connected devices in your life. iParent is a resource where parents can learn
about the digital environment and keep updated on their children’s technology
use. Here you can find guidance for using safety settings on your family’s
web-connected devices, tips for choosing movies and games and strategies for
keeping young people safe online.
Managing Devices at Home
Some suggested resources are:
CyberParent web app
Games, apps and
social networking: Games, apps and social
networking sites are popular among children and adults alike. Learn about the
latest apps, how to protect your information and where to get more safety
ThinkUKnow is a partnership between the Australian Federal Police, Commonwealth Bank, Datacom and Microsoft, and delivered in partnership with all State and Territory police and Neighbourhood Watch Australasia. The ThinkUKnow program gives parents, carers, teachers and students information on how to stay safe online. Topics included within the presentations are specifically aimed at educating and increasing awareness about online child sexual exploitation including avoiding unwanted contact, online grooming, self generated content, sexual extortion and how to get help.
ThinkUKnow Family Contract:
This contract helps families stay safe when it comes to what we SEE, SAY and DO online.
ThinkUKnow Fact Sheets for Parents:
Topics covered include personal image sharung, online grooming, cyber security and apps/programs such as Mincecraft, Kik Messenger, YouTube, Snapchat and Twitter.
Bilingual resources for parents
Click the link below for more information from the Department of Education about the study of languages in Queensland state schools.
The Learning Place
Seven steps to writing success
Don't just check the spelling! Authors use seven main techniques to make their writing interesting. So do join us for the Seven Steps 'quick tips' and fun writing ideas, for you to try at home.
Beginner Readers - How you can help
At Albany Hills State School, we have many very busy parents
and caregivers who would like to encourage and assist their children to be
readers. If you would like to be a beginner reader helper, whether at home or at
school, (always looking for helpers) watch the video I have put together and follow the link to view the attachments.
You may find them helpful. Happy reading!
If you cannot download the document/s linked from this page, please contact us and we will provide a copy via the school office.