Safer Internet Day suggestions

Resources team
03rd February 2020
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Thought-provoking resources to promote informed discussions about staying safe online

Safer Internet Day (SID), celebrated this year on Tuesday 11 February, is the perfect time to talk to your classes about both the benefits and dangers of using the internet.

To help to get students thinking about how to look after themselves online, we’ve selected a range of popular primary and secondary lesson ideas, activities, discussion starters and guides created for students to enjoy. These can be used as complete lessons or as jumping off points for wider discussion of these very important issues.

Interested in learning more about how you as an individual can educate and protect students online? Then check out this online safety course created by EduCare in partnership with Childnet  

Childnet resources

Safer Internet Day 2020 - Education pack for 3-7 year olds

As well as an assembly and quick activities, the pack for 3-7s includes two differentiated lesson plans for 3-5s and for 5-7s using interactive and imaginative activities that explore the concept of the internet and how their identity can be created online.

We would like to thank Verizon Media for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.

By Childnet

Safer Internet Day 2020 - Education pack for 11-14 year olds

The pack for 11-14s is filled with practical activities focusing on celebrating and supporting different identities online. The activities consider why some groups of people may feel excluded, unrepresented or unable to be themselves online, as well as offering a range of strategies to make the internet a more inclusive space for everyone.

We would like to thank Verizon Media for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.

By Childnet

Safer Internet Day 2020 - Education pack for 7-11 year olds

The pack for 7-11s explores online identity by focusing on the importance of respect and reputation when navigating the digital world. Amongst the resources available are a lesson plan and an assembly, with accompanying script. These tackle different scenarios young people of this age may face online and explore how to represent their identity online in a safe and positive way.

We would like to thank Verizon Media for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.

By Childnet

Safer Internet Day 2020 - Education pack for 14-18 year olds

The pack for 14-18s looks at the barriers which prevent individuals and groups from being themselves online. Young people will think about how we portray the different aspects of our identities online and reflect upon how others online treat us based on this. They will recognise how our identities are used as a measure of our authenticity online and consider whether this gives us true freedom in being ourselves.

We would like to thank Verizon Media for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.

By Childnet

Safer Internet Day 2020 - Educators pack

The pack for educators includes ideas for getting the most out of the Safer Internet Day packs and supporting young people with the issue of online identity in a digital age as well as advice on handling disclosures about online risk. This pack includes:

  • A guide to celebrating Safer Internet Day in your education setting
  • Information about handling disclosures and sensitive topics
  • Advice for talking to the press about your Safer Internet Day activities
  • Information about how you can spread the word of Safer Internet Day even further

We would like to thank Verizon Media for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.

By Childnet

Safer Internet Day 2020 - Parent and carer pack

The pack for parents and carers includes activities, conversation starters and information to help parents and carers talk to their children about how to navigate the issue of online identity in a digital age in a safe, responsible and respectful way.

We would like to thank Verizon Media for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.

By Childnet

Online safety poster pack

A set of A3 posters covering some of the issues young people face online. We think these posters will mainly be suitable for young people aged 11 and over but they can be used with younger children.

For resources tackling these issues please look at our shop or visit:
www.childnet.com/resources

You can also buy A2 versions of these posters from our shop:
www.childnet.com/shop

By Childnet

Kidsmart - Staying safe online

Children are given a number of scenarios and asked how they would stay safe online. Links with SMART rules in Captain Kara and Winston's adventure.
By Childnet

Primary resources

10 tips to stay safe online

A bright and colourful poster containing a set of 10 E-Safety tips for display in the classroom and Computing suite.

For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk
By Helen Rachel Crossley

Responsible Gaming and Digital Citizenship Assembly or Lesson (KS2 Internet Safety)

This is an E-safety assembly or lesson, which focuses on responsible online gaming and the importance of good digital citizenship. Children can discuss their online gaming habits and behaviour, reflect on how this connects with being a good digital citizen and solve problems linked to wider issues of internet safety.

This resource is most suitable for upper Key Stage 2 and is fully resourced with planning, an 11 slide teaching PowerPoint and an independent task.

Includes:
*11 slide teaching PowerPoint
*Full lesson planning, linked to UK computing curriculum
*Template for supporting independent task (poster design)

This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum:
KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’

KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’

Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources:
https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox

By goldtopfox

Online Safety Poster

eSafety Algorithm Classroom poster for Primary Schools.
By iCompute

Online safety poster pack - Primary

A3 posters to help deliver online safety messages

For accompanying resources please see:

EYFS & KS1 = Smartie the Penguin:
www.childnet.com/resources/smartie-the-penguin

KS1/2 = Digiduck:
www.childnet.com/resources/digiduck-stories

KS2 = The SMART Rules: The videos are a little old now so please check if still appropriate for your class
www.childnet.com/resources/the-adventures-of-kara-winston-and-the-smart-crew

By Childnet

Secondary resources

Consent online - Education pack for 11-14 year olds

Safer Internet Day 2019 focused on the issue of consent online.

Childnet, as part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, coordinates Safer Internet Day in the UK and has created this resource pack to start discussions and promote Safer Internet Day. This pack provides lots of great ideas to help schools, youth groups, libraries and other organisations get involved in Safer Internet Day 2019.

This pack contains:

  • a fully supported lesson plan
  • quick activities
  • whole school/community activities
  • assembly presentation with script
  • a poster
  • templates for getting involved on social media

Accompanying video content can be found at www.saferinternet.org.uk/sid-tv
Further information can be found at www.saferinternetday.org.uk

We would like to thank Verizon Media for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.

By Childnet

Consent online - Education pack for 14-18 year olds

Safer Internet Day 2019 focused on the theme of consent online. For this age group we looked at consent amongst friendship groups with what might be shared between them. We also looked at consent for the data about us that is being collected and shared when we go online.

This pack contains:

  • A guide to using the pack
  • Assembly/lesson presentation and script
  • Top tips videos
  • Poster
  • Quick activities
  • Whole school or community activities
  • Social media activities

Accompanying video content can be found at www.saferinternet.org.uk/sid-tv
Further information can be found at www.saferinternetday.org.uk

We would like to thank Verizon Media for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.

By Childnet

E-safety Electronic Fun sheets

The idea is that students complete them on the computer, then upload to their eportfolio/VLE. The worksheets can be modified to suit your requirements.
By clickschool

Teachers TV: KS3/4 ICT - Online Safety

Children need to stay safe on-line and teachers can take practical steps to increase awareness of the dangers. Three simple classroom activities can help here. E-safety consultant Dr Alan Beecham visits Rhodesway Secondary School in Bradford to work with a group of Year 9 students. Dr Beecham, Haroon Gardee, a humanities teacher, and Year 7 Inclusion Manager Max Crowther gauge pupils' reaction to a ficticious profile they created on a social networking site. The second activity highlights the dangers of sharing too much information, and the third focuses on security and privacy settings. At Stocksbridge High School in Sheffield e-safety officers apply a 'safe use of the internet' policy, run parental awareness evenings, and act as a point of contact for pupils.
By Teachers TV

Safer Internet Day lesson plan KS3

Key Stage 3 and above powerpoint presentation on the consequences of cyber bullying and what young people can do to protect themselves.

Topics include:

- What is bullying
- What is cyber bullying
- Bully/target/bystander descriptions
- A look at Kidscape's cyber bullying campaign video #DontSayDontSend
- The difference between 'banter' and threatening behaviour
- The consequences of cyber bullying
- How to deal with and prevent cyber bullying


By KidscapeCharity

Teaching e-safety at Key Stages 3 and 4

This booklet contains background information, advice and guidance for secondary teachers relating to e-safety issues. Becta material made available under the Open Government Licence.
By ICTfromBecta

E-safety scenario cards

I tend to use these with a Kagan cooperative learning structure (usually 'Showdown' or 'Numbered Heads Together'). See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVvn7G792jI to see how the 'Showdown' structure works.
By Jamie160

PSHE- E-safety Lesson 5- Dangers of the net

A powerpoint presentation focused on password security and the issues they may come against when gaming. It includes learning objectives, a plan do review structure, three tasks and scaffolded information. Other lessons available in a bundle based on E-Safety.

By DramaJem

Sexting powerpoint for use alongside internet safety day or as an additional resource

A power point that goes through what sexting is; what you should do; who can help and the illegality of it.

Could be used in a set of assemblies following Internet safety day on 7/2/17

Assembly; tutor time or PSHE resource
By mum44tops

Interested in learning more about how you as an individual can educate and protect students online? Then check out this online safety course created by EduCare in partnership with Childnet  

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