Children and young people today are using the immense power of digital media to explore, connect, create, and learn in ways never before imagined. With this power, young people have extraordinary opportunities, and yet they face many potential pitfalls.(SWGfL)

St Alphonsus’ school has adopted use of the South West Grid for Learning / Common Sense Media Digital Literacy and Citizenship Scheme of work. Addressing the New Curriculum, It is designed to empower pupils and students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in our digital world. These 21st-century skills are essential for children and young people to harness the full potential of technology for learning.Β The scheme covers teaching and learning from EYFS to Year 6 covering such topics as:

Internet Safety


Relationships and Communication


Digital Footprint and Reputation

Self-Image and Identity

Information Literacy

Creative Credit and Copyright