Internet Safety

Following on from our text message we sent this week referring to a viral game, we encourage you once again to talk with your child about internet safety. We cannot emphasise enough the importance of vigilance and parental supervision in monitoring your child’s online activity.  For your information, please see the link to Webwise – a website rich in information and resources relating to internet safety.

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Safer Internet Day

On Tuesday 5th February 2019, Holy Spirit Senior Primary School will mark Safer Internet Day. We will use this as an opportunity to remind our students about how they can use the internet safely and their responsibility to show respect to those they correspond with on social media. We will address such issues as cyber-bullying, how the children can protect themselves online and how to use digital technologies to support…

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Respect in Holy Spirit S.P.S.

Respect is so important to us in Holy Spirit S.P.S. that we hear about it in our school assemblies and we have this colourful display in our hall. Why not ask your child how they are showing respect to themselves and others in school each day?

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Fortnite – Information for Parents and Guardians

In recent times, the game Fortnite has become a worldwide phenomenon. It is an online shooter that starts with one hundred players and leaves one winner standing. The game is violent, addictive in nature and reports suggest it can have a detrimental impact on children’s mental health. Fortnite allows for contact between adults and children and inappropriate language is widespread. Webwise (www.webwise.ie) is an organisation that promotes safe internet usage,…

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Well-Being in Holy Spirit Senior Primary School

Well-Being in Holy Spirit Senior Primary School It’s important that all members of the Holy Spirit Senior Primary School community takes care of their mental health. Take a look at Mental Health Ireland’s tips on how you can enhance your sense of well-being https://www.mentalhealthireland.ie/five-ways-to-wellbeing/ 

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Respect

Throughout the school year, the boys and girls in Holy Spirit S.P.S. will learn a variety of ways in which they can show respect to themselves and others. In September, our focus will be on developing the children’s communication skills. Why not use the tips in this poster at home?

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