Monday 14 January 2019

Safer Internet Day - 5th February

Over the next two weeks keep your eyes open for some activities you can do with your families to promote safe and positive internet use.
Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year in over a hundred countries to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people and inspire a national conversation. Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.

At Home

Safer Internet Day is a fantastic opportunity to reflect as a family about how you can use the internet and technology safely, responsibly and positively. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, foster carer, aunt, uncle or older sibling – we can all play a role in empowering children to enjoy their time online!
Overview of activities we will be sharing:

In School

Early Years and Key Stage 1

Children in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 will take part in learning that allows them to:describe what the internet is; name the things they can do online; explain different things they need to ask permission for; recognise how to make good choices online and explore ways to ask others for permission.

Key Stage 2

Pupils in Year 3 to Year 6 will This lesson aims to help young people understand the concepts of ‘consent’ and ‘permission’ when they are online. They will identify the different contexts in which they may need to give or receive permission, explore the consequences of doing so and understand the importance of choice and respect online.

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