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Safer Internet Day

Resources | Published 10 December, 2010


Safer Internet Day 2015 takes place on 10 February. The theme this year is “Let’s create a better internet together”.

Safer Internet Day in the UK is organised by the UK Safer Internet Centre; made up of Childnet International, the Internet Watch Foundation and the South West Grid for Learning. The UK Safer Internet Centre works domestically and internationally to help make the internet a safer place for children and young people and to help them use interactive technologies responsibly. They also provide information and practical advice for parents/carers and professionals who work with children.

Take a look at our Safer Internet Day collection of resources to help you explore e-safety in the classroom.


Resources from the UK Safer Internet Centre

General resources

Parents pack 2015

This presentation and selection of resources will help parents and carers to support their children online.

Safer Internet Day poster

A poster to let parents and careers know when your e-safety awareness sessions are taking place.

Parent presentation script

Communicate the importance of internet safety to parents with this presentation and accompanying script.

Letter to parents

Encourage parents and carers to get involved with Safer Internet Day with this letter template.

Primary resources

Primary pack 2015

An extensive resource bank to help you prepare for Safer Internet Day 2015, with lesson plans, assembly ideas and activities.

Primary lesson plan

Encourage pupils to explore what they think a better internet might look like.

Primary classroom activities

Eight quick primary classroom activities about internet safety to use on Safer Internet Day.

Primary assembly script

Use this assembly script to give an effective assembly on internet safety to primary schools and communicate the themes of Safer Internet Day.

Secondary resources

Secondary pack 2015

Celebrate Safer Internet Day 2015 with secondary students by using the activities, lesson plans and displays provided in this resource.

Secondary lesson plan

Students are tasked with creating a sales pitch for an app that will contribute to a more positive and safer internet.

Secondary classroom activities

A selection of activities for secondary students to explore the themes of Safer Internet Day.

Safer Internet Day – Secondary assembly

A presentation and accompanying script to educate secondary students on the importance of internet safety and how to make the internet a better place.

View all resources from Childnet International

Other resources

Smart thinking e-safety rules

Some child-friendly display materials to remind everyone about e-safety rules.

Internet safety display

An e-safety questionnaire to send out to parents that could easily be adapted as a pupil questionnaire.

E-safety Blockbusters game

An ideal plenary activity for an e-safety lesson, or an ice-breaker at the start.

Social networks

A differentiated e-safety activity where pupils must create a poster about staying safe on social networks.

Leading e-safety in schools

Safeguarding at the heart of leadership

A helpful guide from Ofsted to help teachers safeguard young people.

Good safeguarding practices

An Ofsted resource on promote safeguarding practices in your school.

Internet safety

Use these materials from DfE to learn more about internet safety and the dangers young people face online.

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  • This international award winning film by pupils from Eastlands primary school to raise awareness of cyberbullying would be worth adding to this list of high quality teaching and learning resources.

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    11 February, 2014


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