360 Degree Safe 2.0 - Guidance for New Users
The 360 Degree Safe Online Safety self-review tool is used by over 11,000 schools - here’s why you should too!
22nd April 2020
360 Degree Safe 2.0 - Guidance for Existing Users
If you are one of the 11,000+ schools already using 360 Degree Safe, there are probably a few questions you have surrounding the new and improved version of our award-winning online safety review tool.
15th April 2020
360 Degree Safe 2.0 Has Arrived!
How and why we have reshaped the UK schools’ tool of choice when developing an effective school online safety strategy.
7th April 2020
10 Years of 360 degree safe
This year celebrates 10 years since the 360 degree safe Online Safety Self-Review Tool was released, this year's "State of the Nation" report analyses the self-review data of more that 11,000 schools across the country, and reflects on the progress of schools as well changes in the online safety landscape
12th March 2020
More details on changes to 360 Degree Safe tool
Online tools and behaviours have changed significantly in the 10 years since 360 degree safe was launched and we feel it is time for the structure of the tool to reflect these developments. In doing this, we will introduce new features to help you save time, work more efficiently and meet your statutory obligations.
5th September 2019
The 360 degree safe tool is changing later in the year
14,000 schools across the UK are registered for our award-winning online safety self-review tool 360 degree safe, ten years after its launch. However online safety has changed and so will our tool. Get ready to welcome a new look 360 degree safe site. The tool will have new registration, new content, new design and features with fewer aspects. Still free to use for schools in the UK!
15th July 2019
Online Safety Mark awarded to 400th school
Castle Cary Community School in Somerset has recently become the 400th school in the UK to gain the prestigious Online Safety Mark.
4th July 2019
Should young people be left to their own devices at school?
Should young people be allowed to bring their own devices into school? Some schools ban; some schools allow; and some have a hybrid policy, but what is the correct answer? David Wright, SWGfL Online Safety Manager and UKSIC Director looks at the case for and against BYOD.
23rd May 2019
Creating an Effective School Safeguarding Strategy
Online Safety has become a key and pivotal part of a school’s broader safeguarding commitment. So where to start? It can look a daunting task when viewed as a whole so the key is breaking the task down into manageable sections.
11th December 2018
Scottish Government unveils new and improved 360 Degree Safe tool in Scotland
360 degree safe Scotland just got better. Our award winning online safety self-review tool has undergone a major upgrade making it more secure, reliable and user friendly.
6th February 2018
300th school receives Online Safety Mark
Trafalgar Infant School in Richmond on Thames has become the 300th school to receive SWGfL’s Online Safety Mark accreditation.
1st August 2017
SWGfL partnership with AQDAR in UAE wins prestigious United Nations WSIS Award 2017
We are proud to announce our innovative work with AQDAR in the United Arab Emirates has won an International Telecommunication Union award at the World Summit for Information Society 2017 in Geneva
14th June 2017
SWGfL unveils new and improved 360 degree safe
360 degree safe just got better. Our award winning online safety self-review tool has undergone a major upgrade making it more secure, reliable and user friendly.
12th May 2017
Bursting the Bubble: Why Online Safety Education needs to evolve
How do we know that the online safety education programmes we provide are making a difference? Ken Corish outlines the case for developing a set of standards for online safety to develop resilience in children and young people
2nd March 2017
Ransomware: the risks and how to avoid them
At SWGfL, we have helped several schools recover after the impact of a Ransomware attack, by providing expert consultancy and support. Last year we highlighted the challenges posed by Ransomware attacks, and it continues to be a threat faced by many schools.
27th January 2017
Over 1 in 3 schools aren’t compliant with basic data protection obligations
Over recent years, the annual assessment report has disclosed a lack of knowledge amongst teachers and this definitely remains the case over the last 12 months with almost half of schools (49%) have no staff training to date around online safety.
26th January 2017