Digital Leaders 2019-2020


Introducing this year’s Digital Leaders- In RES the Digital Leader’s team work together to help ensure our pupils are using technology kindly, respectfully, creatively and responsibly. Throughout the year, they will deliver presentations, host assemblies and plan and organise events and competitions.

New Rainey Digital Leaders appointed



This week sees the newly appointed Digital Leaders embark upon their role within the Rainey, not only promoting the use of ICT throughout the school but also playing a fundamental role in helping to raise awareness of Online Safety to students and parents.


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Internet Safety Day

As part of Internet Safety Week, the Digital Leaders hosted a stall at break time where they provided leaflets and advice to students on staying safe online. A competition was also organised which required students to unscramble e-safety phrases. Congratulations to Mia White (9C) on winning the challenge and well done to the Digital Leaders for organising this great event!

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Do not use #SimSimi – a warning for pupils and parents



In the past week the use of an app named SimSimi has increased.


Rainey Endowed wishes to warn against the use of this app and advises that it is deleted off devices immediately.


Pupils, please be aware that the use of this app may lead to incidences of cyberbullying. All such reported incidences will be investigated and will be dealt with inline with the Pupils’ ICT Acceptable Use Policy.  If in doubt please speak to one of the Digital Leaders in school or the e-safety co-ordinator  (Mr Palmer).


Parents, please be vigilant and warn your children of the dangers of this app. Supervise the removal of this app from your children’s device.


Once deleted, the app cannot access information from devices and poses no further danger.


Recent media article in the Irish Times











Be smart on the internet

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This handy ebook explores how you might be smarter online. It’s full of helpful tips and advice. Have a look and become smarter online.

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