What is Gooseberry Planet?
Gooseberry Planet is an award-winning educational software platform designed to educate children, teachers and parents about online safety. It comprises four products: Gooseberry Play, Gooseberry Guru and two e-learning CPD courses on Safeguarding and the Prevent Duty.
Gooseberry Play provides ready-made resources to enable schools to teach online safety to 5-13 year olds. It uses game-based learning as part of a comprehensive package of teaching resources including digital workbooks and short online games to reinforce teaching and make learning fun. It helps schools meet their statutory obligations and delivers detailed results to prove compliance.
There are 60 lessons in 5 different age levels. These are designed around scenarios which children may face online and are mapped against the online safety aspects of the computing, RSE & Health curricula and the UKCIS framework Education for a connected world.
Why should I use Gooseberry Planet?
Unique Learning Experience
A Comprehensive E-Safety Toolkit
Demonstrates a Whole School Approach
Embed Learning with an Ongoing Course
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In this digital age, where children have devices at their fingertips from a young age and often use them unsupervised, developing the knowledge and strategies to stay safe online is an essential life skill. Education needs to start young and to be delivered regularly throughout their schooling to help them develop the digital resilience needed to cope with online risks and challenges.
Gooseberry Alerts contain practical e-safety tips and information for you to share amongst your school community. We keep on top of the latest e-safety research, trending apps and online risks to enable you to be informed and prepared.
What Do Our Clients Say?
The recent Netflix series, Squid features gore and violence, as well as sex scenes, self-harm, suicide and bad language and is not suitable for young children. The survival drama features contestants who play children’s playground games with a deadly twist – if they don’t succeed, they are killed.
Instagram introduces changes to protect children following pressure from campaigners and the UK is revealed to be a hotbed of fraudulent activity. Social media platform TikTok allows dangerous workout practices to be promoted.
We report on new guidance for video sharing platforms to keep users safe, reports of dangerously unsafe toys sold online and widespread breaches of the Children’s Code. We also warn of a rise in number and sophistication of scam delivery messages.
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