As part of our ongoing commitment to provide Safer Schools with contemporary, credible and relevant content; we have launched our first ever Home Digital Footprint Survey into the Safer Schools App.

What are the Benefits of a Digital Footprint Survey to your School Community? 

  • Schools can gain an in-depth understanding of how their school community are using the Internet.
  • A digital footprint survey can help to inform and develop a school’s Online Safety Strategy.
  • Schools will receive their very own Digital Footprint Report with results and insights from the survey, specific to their school community.


We’re asking parents and carers only to help complete the Home Digital Footprint Survey this week and next. It’s completely anonymised and contains around 10 questions on internet usage in the home, including what social media platforms are used and experiences of using them. The survey can be found at the top of the Safer Schools App and will close at midnight on Sunday 7th April 2019.

Help win a Safer Schools Buddy Bench for your school

All Safer Schools who take part in the Digital Footprint Survey will be entered into a free prize draw to win our first ever Safer Schools Buddy Bench for their school.

The Buddy Bench is a special place in a school playground where a child can go when they want, or need someone to talk to.

Buddy Benches were originally created in 2012 by a pupil in a US elementary school.

Contact Us

We’ve emailed all Safer Schools Admins this week with details on how to help promote the Digital Footprint Survey to the parents in your school community and encourage as many as possible to take part and complete it. If there’s anything further we can help your school with however, please don’t hesitate to contact us.