This resource is no longer being updated and may not reflect current policy. Visit Project Evolve

South West Grid for LearningSOUTH WEST GRID

The South West Grid for Learning is a not for profit, charitable trust company, that provide learners throughout the South West of England with safe, secure and reliable internet connectivity; broadband-enabled learning resources and services; help support and advice in using the internet safely.


Over the last few years, schools have increasingly been on the “front line of being online”, with school staff and leadership teams expected to deal with a whole host of complex issues related to online safety. South West Grid for Learning provides a comprehensive package of E-Safety Training and development sessions for schools and parent awareness raising sessions.


Free web-based games and videos to engage Key Stage 2 learners on critical skills related to digital safety, respect, and community. Students earn badges toward a Digital Passport and teachers have access to reports, which demonstrate pupil success. (Registration required)

Digital Passport

Common Sense Media introduces GraphiteGRAPHITE

Graphite™ is a free service from nonprofit Common Sense Media designed to help teachers discover, use, and share the best apps, games, websites, and digital curricula for their students by providing unbiased, rigorous ratings and practical insights from an active community of teachers.

Find reviews of the best apps, games, websites, and digital curricula used for learning.(Registration required)


The UK Safer Internet Centre is coordinated by a partnership of three leading organisations; Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation. It is co-funded by the European Commission's Safer Internet Programme and is one of the 31 Safer Internet Centres of the Insafe network. The centre has three main functions: an Awareness Centre, a Helpline and a Hotline.

Buy now for just £199 per yearSWGfL E-SAFETY BOOST

When it comes to online safety practice, what standards are desirable and attainable? Compliance is the only way forward, not negligence. And staff training can be one of the weakest links, according to Ofsted. Our E-Safety BOOST package brings you extra empowerment and support to deal with the challenges, official or otherwise. Think of it as a small investment for great results.


South West Grid for Learning is offering this unique accreditation opportunity in Digital Citizenship for educators working with children and young people from Foundation Stage through to Key Stage 5. It involves a two day split course in digital citizenship and will familiarise educators with the Common Sense Media and SWGfL Digital Literacy Curriculum.

Find out more

Make digital literacy work


These interactive assessments aim to measure students' knowledge gain, attitude change, and behavioral shift after completing units within the Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum.

The assessments' interactive questions are a mix of multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, drag-and-drop, and short answer.