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Online Safety Update: Issue 29

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Our latest Prince Albert Community Trust Online Safety Update newsletter is out now!

Produced on a half termly basis to keep you up-to-date with Online Safety news, new ICT initiatives and ways in which you can help to keep your family safe both online and when using emerging technology.

We hope you enjoy reading 'Issue 29: February 2020' online now.

In this issue we look at Safer Internet Day 2020 and how you can get involved with the globally celebrated day this year.  Also in this issue, find out how you can access our FREE parent/carer resources and courses (via National Online Safety).

If you have a concern regarding your child's use of the internet at home or in school, you can speak to one of our Online Safety Leads for support and advice. See your child's school website for further details.

Online Safety Update: Issue 28

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Our latest Prince Albert Community Trust Online Safety Update newsletter is out now!

Produced on a half termly basis to keep you up-to-date with Online Safety news, new ICT initiatives and ways in which you can help to keep your family safe both online and when using emerging technology.

We hope you enjoy reading 'Issue 28: December 2019' online now.

In this issue we look at the Google Santa Tracker and how best to set up new tech devices for your kids this Christmas.  Also in this issue, find out how you can access our FREE parent/carer resources and courses (via National Online Safety).

If you have a concern regarding your child's use of the internet at home or in school, you can speak to one of our Online Safety Leads for support and advice. See your child's school website for further details.

Online Safety Update: Issue 27

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Our latest Prince Albert Community Trust Online Safety Update newsletter is out now!

Produced on a half termly basis to keep you up-to-date with Online Safety news, new ICT initiatives and ways in which you can help to keep your family safe both online and when using emerging technology.

We hope you enjoy reading 'Issue 27: October 2019' online now.

In this issue we look at online gaming and the new Online Gaming Advice Hub from Internet Matters.  Also in this issue, find out how you can access our FREE parent/carer resources and courses (via National Online Safety).

If you have a concern regarding your child's use of the internet at home or in school, you can speak to one of our Online Safety Leads for support and advice. See your child's school website for further details.

PAHS: Invitation to a Public Information Event

The Department for Education (DfE) is funding the development of PA High, a new high school on Holford Drive, Perry Barr, Birmingham.  The school will cater for 1,260 pupils in secondary school to sixth form. The school is forecast to open in 2021 and it will be fully occupied by 2027. The school will be part of the successful family of schools run by Prince Albert Community Trust.

Galliford Try has been selected by the DfE to deliver the new school. Galliford Try is a national contractor with lots of experience of building schools.

How can I find out more?
We are running a drop-in event on: Wednesday 7th August 2019 16:00 – 19:00

Doug Ellis Sport Centre
150 Wellhead Lane
Perry Barr
Birmingham
B42 2SY

You can find out more in our flyer

Online Safety Update: Issue 26

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Our latest Prince Albert Community Trust Online Safety Update newsletter is out now!

Produced on a half termly basis to keep you up-to-date with Online Safety news, new ICT initiatives and ways in which you can help to keep your family safe both online and when using emerging technology.

We hope you enjoy reading 'Issue 26: July and Summer 2019' online now.

In this issue we look at our top tips for staying safe online this summer.  Read them now to make this summer a safe one for you and your children online.  Also in this issue, find out how you can access our FREE parent/carer resources and courses (via National Online Safety).

If you have a concern regarding your child's use of the internet at home or in school, you can speak to one of our Online Safety Leads for support and advice. See your child's school website for further details.

Mr Gulzar awarded OBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

We are delighted to announce that Mr Gulzar, our CEO has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours list. Mr Gulzar is one of 48 people to be honoured this year for Services to Education.

On receiving the award Mr Gulzar said “I was surprised and humbled to be recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for Services to Education. Ever since I was a student teacher, I have done my very best to make a positive difference to children’s lives and for them to benefit from their education in the way that I have”. He added “This honour isn’t just for me and my family. It is for my colleagues, for the communities we serve and the children who are entrusted to us. I have had the privilege of working with amazing families and the most talented and dedicated people in education over the past 20 years without whom this recognition would be impossible”.

Sue Knottenbelt, Chair of Trustees at Prince Albert Community Trust said "The award of an OBE to Sajid Gulzar represents a huge personal achievement and well-deserved recognition for his outstanding leadership, dedication and effective work in raising standards and improving life chances in our city.  This recognition is great for Sajid personally and also great for the staff and pupils of our PACT schools and the communities we serve and for Birmingham."

I am sure that you will join all of us at the Prince Albert Community Trust in congratulating Mr Gulzar on his extraordinary achievement.

SG