Safer Schools App
Zurich's Safer Schools app is available at no additional cost to school and LEA customers that have their insurance programme with Zurich Municipal.
The app is designed to reinforce and enhance current safeguarding practices within schools by providing contemporary, credible and relevant resources to ensure the correct information gets to the right people at the right time and is never further away than their back pocket.
How will the Safer Schools app help me?
Provides cost-effective training, whilst ensuring dynamic continuous professional development for all school staff.
The resources are available at any time, all from the convenience of your phone with the specific aim of creating a bond of safety among pupils, parents and teachers.
Each school customer will receive:
- The Safer Schools app with news feed and calendar bespoke to each school.
- Access for the whole school community, including regular push notifications on emerging risks and threats.
- H2b (How to be) Safer Resources®
You can sign up and get immediate access to the Safer Schools app here, or for more information, register for exclusive school customer webinars. Zurich is not responsible for the content of external websites.
Safer Schools app
The app is designed to cater for the whole school community: parents, carers, pupils and teachers to provide relevant content whenever you need it.
The app is maintained by the H2b Safer team within the Ineqe Group who update it regularly to reflect emerging risks, trends and threats.
Includes all of your school's important news, announcements and updates.
Aims to improve and increase the role of parents and carers in the school community.
Dynamic Content Management
Means the app is responsive to emerging trends.
Available for iPhones, iPads and Android devices from the Apple store and Google Play Android.
Get notifications, alerts and announcements sent to specific roles or groups.
Online Safety Centre
Provides up-to-date information on how to block, report and set safety restrictions across each social media platform.
Enjoy interactive, engaging and CPD accredited course content.
Tailored to Groups
Pupils, parents, carers and schools staff have access to role-specific information.
Share your calendar with the school community to ensure you don't miss another play!
H2b Safer Resources
Ranging from colouring booklets to working out the school's digital footprint, these are available from KS1 to KS3.
- H2b Safer Guides on sexting, sextortion, live streaming, phishing, passwords and more.
- Safety setting audits on Snapchat, Instagram, TikTok and Facebook.
- Puzzles and classroom activities.
- Poster packs.
Learning topics available
Guidance and training for staff and their use of social media outside work.
Tailored advice on the most popular games of the moment including tips, risks and privacy restrictions.
Guidance for the entire school community on reporting abusive users and posts across social media platforms.
Guidance for the entire school community on blocking abusive users and posts across social media platforms.
Update and Alerts
Get notifications, alerts and announcements sent to specific users.
Tailored advice for the entire school community about consent, what it constitutes and how to deal with it.
Guidance for the school community on identifying, dealing with and protecting against all forms of bullying.
Exclusive access includes mapping your school's digital footprint and safety setting audits.
Provides certified level 1 training for staff that counts towards 3 hours of the CPD.
Offers content specific to primary school children in video book form that encourages good online habits.
Advice for secondary schools about sexting, what it constitutes and how to identify it. Also provides guidance if something goes wrong online and how to seek help.
Each Zurich Municipal school customer, has the option of working with the team at The Ineqe Group on cost effective, contemporary and innovative safeguarding training.
Vouchers can be used to train staff, parents or even pupils in a variety of different areas. The courses below will give you an idea of what's available:
- Safeguarding in a Digital World
- Glimpse: Predators in Positions of Trust
- Make Children Safer Insights: Offender Behaviour
- Appropriate Use of Social Media
What people have said
I am delighted with our new App, which will support our aim of keeping our students safe at all times. We are very pleased to be working with Ineqe and know that their support and expertise will help us ensure that our school is at the forefront of online safety.
I'm impressed with this innovation. Anything that puts information about staying safe online into the right hands of children and parents is a good thing.
Director of Children's Services
It's brilliant. I love it, so much info & really easy to use; even for a technophobe like me! Students will love it & the step by step videos are brill.