Primary School

Online safety resources

We’ve created a hub of resources to help teachers keep children safe online. You’ll find a selection of resources you can use in the classroom with children or use our parent pack to continue the online safety conversation at home.

In addition to our parent pack featuring bespoke resources for parents, you’ll find a range of primary school (KS1 and KS2) resources to help children develop the right digital skills to stay safe online in the classroom and at home with parents.

 

In the classroom

When it comes to educating primary school children about online safety, as teachers it can be a challenge to keep adapting your teaching materials to evolve with the child’s age and new technologies.

We’ve compiled a diverse selection of lesson plans and other teaching resources to help you get the most from your time allocated to online safety. Keep checking for updates as we’ll be adding even more as they become available.

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Conversation at home

Many parents feel in the dark when it comes to their children’s internet safety and trust schools to help them get up to speed.

There are lots of easy ways that you can encourage parents to discover the information they need. We’ve provided some downloadable materials to help you. There are also resources available to help them find more engaging ways to get  children talking about e-safety.

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Engaging with parents

Education about child online safety shouldn’t stop in the classroom. With the right support, there are plenty of ways parents can be involved in the process too.

We’ve created online safety presentations you can download and run through with parents to get them thinking about the issues. You’ll also find a selection of interactive resources to share with parents for use with children in their home environment.

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Keeping up with online safety training and policy

Keep up with the latest developments in online safety policies and procedures by taking a look through our list of resources. You’ll find resources around policy and guidance and the latest training programmes on a range of issues.

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More resources

Use our school online safety age guides to give children the right advice to deal with some of the online challenges they may face.

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See online safety basics to help your child make smarter and safer choices online and get the best out of the fast-moving pace of technology.

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See the UKCIS Education for a Connected World framework which highlights what a child should know in terms of current online technology, its influence on behaviour and development, and what skills they need to be able to navigate it.

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