We will be using the following online platforms:
You will need:
- You do not need to have a Zoom or Youtube account to
access content as a link will be emailed to a parent/carer’s/school etc. email address
which you click to access the content
can sign up for a free basic Zoom account with your email address. Turn
off optional cookies and in my personal information click ‘do not sell’.
that you have an appropriate profile picture on your account.
may have a Facebook account in the family which can be used without the
young person having to create an account.
recommended equipment needed for online sessions
- A PC/Laptop, iPad/tablet or ‘phone that
can run Zoom (an app may need to be downloaded if using an iPad/tablet or
‘phone) with a webcam and microphone
- A desk/table for the laptop/PC, tablet or
- Good power supply
- Minimum 2 mbps broadband speed
Inspire artists have enhanced DBS clearance.
the COVID-19 period sessions will be delivered from the artist’s home.
Department for Education’s statutory guidance Keeping
Children Safe in Education obliges schools and colleges in England
to “ensure appropriate filters and appropriate monitoring systems are in
place. Children should not be able to access harmful or inappropriate
material from the school or college’s IT system”; however, schools will
need to “be careful that ‘over blocking’ does not lead to unreasonable
restrictions as to what children can be taught with regards to online
teaching and safeguarding.” UK Safer Internet Centre, www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/teachers-and-school-staff/appropriate- filtering-and-monitoring/appropriate-monitoring
for the project sessions will be made with the consent of the parent/carer
if the child is under 16.
is expected in normal sessions, appropriate clothing is required of both
the artist and the young person. An artist, teacher, student, parent/carer
should feel confident that they can stop the session if they feel that
clothing is inappropriate or does not meet expectations for the session.
neutral, plain background in an appropriate room (not a bedroom) should be
used for both the artist and the young person as this is now the project
setting. For dance sessions there needs to be a suitable amount of
unobstructed room for the young person to move freely in. An artist,
teacher, student or parent/carer can stop the lesson if they feel the
setting is inappropriate and does not meet expectations.
recommend a parent/carer is available to answer the zoom call at the start
and end of the session.
we understand that as a parent/carer you will be interested in how the sessions
will work and see what is happening, having a parent/carer may be
distracting for the young person in the same room. We ask that
parent/carer’s should be within earshot and/or in sight of the session at
all times without the young person being aware that you are there.
live participatory sessions such as those delivered via Zoom at least 2
members of the Inspire Youth Arts Team will be present. This could be 2
artists, an artist and an Inspire Youth Arts Youth Support Worker or an
artist and an Inspire Staff Member.
Zoom sessions will be recorded and archived confidentially, for the
safeguarding of both the artist and the young person. Recordings will only
be accessed if an issue is raised by either young person, parent, artist
- By accepting the Zoom invitation you are consenting for your child/yourself to take part and if you/your child does not wish to be in a session that is recorded can you please let the artist know at the start of the session.
- Please note that the chat function will be disabled to ensure that young people
cannot message each other during the Zoom session.
- For projects that are not delivered with a school or community
organisation the sessions will be arranged with the parent/carer directly if
the young person is under 16.
Youth Arts will have access to artist schedules so that we are aware of the
timing of delivery
you/your child is a member of our Old Library Provision and has any
worries or concerns that we can help with our team of Youth Support
Workers will be available during live sessions to support you/them if
issues or complaints should be raised with Inspire Youth Arts firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 07468
- Try using Zoom
etc. before your first session to get used to the features of the
platform. Help is available if needed, so please ask.
the session is not going as planned due to connection issues the artist may
stop the session and try to reschedule for another time.
Should you wish to contact the Inspire Youth
Arts Team, please email: email: IYA@inspireculture.org.uk or Tel: 07468 708466/07806 592422 in office hours
If Urgent please email email@example.com IYA Manager available in office hours