As every part of our lives become increasingly technological based, it is vitally important that the children develop an understanding of the processes behind their screens, that they become digitally literate. 

The phenomenal rate of advancement in the computing world means that it is incredibly difficult to keep up with current hardware and software, but at Hayward's we strive to give our children as much help as they need in understanding the basics, as well as experience using and manipulating different media. 


This past week saw the theme of internet safety highlighted around the school as we marked the internationally recognised Safer Internet Day. In this modern and technology-driven world we all need to be ever vigilant when spending time online; children, especially, need to learn how to cope with the many pitfalls involved with a connected life. A range of activities took place throughout the week which included children producing a record of their digital footprint online;