Safer Internet Day is an annual event that takes place in February. The resources in this pack are on the theme of ‘All fun and games?’, exploring whether being online playing games, using apps or communicating is always fun. This resource pack investigates with pupils in years 1 and 2 the fun things that they can do online whilst also exploring how they can stay safe. The activities include a worksheet for pupils to record something that they find fun online and why and the opportunity to write an explanation text as a poster, leaflet or letter explaining to others how they should keep themselves safe while they are online. The pack contains everything you need for a lesson about online safety that can be adapted for pupils in years 1 and 2.
The resources will:
- Explore the fun that can be had using online games and apps
- Help pupils to understand how they can keep themselves safe when online
- Give pupils the opportunity to write an explanation text
What is included in this safer Internet Day resource pack?
- Using online games safely PPT teaching slides
- When am I online? picture cards
- PDF worksheet: Being online is fun!
- Themed writing paper
When is Safer Internet Day?
Safer Internet Day takes place in February each year. In 2023 it is on Tuesday 7th February. More information can be found on the Safer Internet Day website.
National Curriculum Objectives:
Relationships Education (Statutory Guidance 2019)
Online and Media
Pupils should know
• that people sometimes behave differently online, including by pretending to be someone they are not.
• the rules and principles for keeping safe online, how to recognise risks, harmful content and contact, and how to report them.
Pupils should be taught to write for different purposes