As you may have heard, today is World Safer Internet Day 2020!
This is an incredibly important day as it is a good time to talk about how we can keep children safe in a world that is more online than ever.
Here are some useful links from the UK Safer Internet Centre that will help keep kids safe when browsing the internet:
Also here are some interesting links to visit depending on which class you or your child is in:
- Reception, Year 1 & 2:
Nice simple video with opportunities to pause and discuss online safety and keeping personal information private https://youtube.com/watch?v=aMSHtE42mmI&feature=youtu.be
There is a whole load of resources here that link to a story called Smartie the Penguin. The lesson is labelled for Year 1 & Year 2 but the Year 1 lesson would be fine for reception too.
- Year 3:
Video about why it is important to protect your identity online and would lead nicely into an activity creating an avatar. https://vimeo.com/372334901
- Year 4 & 5:
Great set of videos about online gaming. There are some great guidelines and tips for online safety and settings for consoles. https://www.bbc.com/ownit/curations/gaming
- Year 6
There are some great videos here about social media (particularly snap chat) and how it can be used safely.