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E-Safety for KS2

If you’re between 8 and 10, you probably know a lot about using the internet.

Below is some useful information to help keep you safe online.

REMEMBER Think B-4 U Click

  • Only click on the icons or links when you know they are safe.
  • NEVER give out personal information online, such as you home address, email address, mobile number or passwords.
  • Think carefully before posting pictures or videos of yourself or your family.  Once you’ve put a picture online most people can see it and may be able to download it.  It’s not just yours anymore.
  • Don’t send pictures to people you don’t know. You don’t want strangers looking at photos of you, your friends or your family.
  • Don’t befriend people you don’t know.
  • Don’t meet up with people you’ve met online.  Speak to your parent or carer about people suggesting you do.
  • Do not open emails sent by anyone you don't know.
  • Do not use Internet Chat Rooms.
  • Don’t tell strangers where you live, your phone number or where you go to school. Only your friends and family need to know that.
  • Remember that not everyone online is who they say they are.
  • Think carefully about what you say before you post something online.
  • Respect other people’s views, even if you don’t agree with someone else’s views doesn’t mean you need to be rude.
  • If you see something online that makes you feel uncomfortable, unsafe or worried: leave the website, turn off your computer if you want to and tell a trusted adult immediately.

Remember if you see or read anything online that worries you or upsets you in any way, tell an adult you trust.

 

The Adventures of Kara, Winston and the SMART Crew

These cartoons illustrate 5 e-safety SMART rules and include a real life SMART Crew of young people, who guide the cartoon characters in their quest, and help them make safe online decisions.

REMEMBER - Be SMART on the Internet

 SAFE - Keep safe by being careful not to give out personal information when chatting or posting online.  Personal information includes your email address, phone number and password.

 MEETING - Meeting someone you have only been in touch with online can be dangerous.  Only do so with your parents’ or carers’ permission and even then only when they can be present.  Remember online friends are still strangers even if you have been talking to them for a long time. 

ACCEPTING - Accepting emails, IM messages, or opening files, pictures or texts from people you don’t know or trust can lead to problems – they may contain viruses or nasty messages!

RELIABLE - Someone online might lie about who they are, and information on the internet may not be true. Always check information with other websites, books or someone who knows.

TELL - Tell your parent, carer or a trusted adult if someone or something makes you feel uncomfortable or worried, or if you or someone you know is being bullied online. 

Think you now know all the answers?  Try another quiz HERE to make sure that you are SMART online. 

The Adventures of Kara Winston and the SMART Crew - Chapter 1 - ACCEPTThe Adventures of Kara Winston and the SMART Crew - Chapter 3 - SAFEThe Adventures of Kara Winston and the SMART Crew - Chapter 5 - MEETING
The Adventures of Kara Winston and the SMART Crew - Chapter 2 - RELIABLEThe Adventures of Kara Winston and the SMART Crew - Chapter 4 - TELL

You’ve watched the animations, now click HERE to take the quiz to see how SMART you are online!

Useful Websites

Please click on the icons below to visit other websites where 

BBC website full of fun and empowering tips, insight, stories and advice to help you get the most out of your time online.

 

There are some CBBC clips, from Horrible Histories, to help keep you stay safe

Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. 

Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, you can contact them online or on the phone on 0800 1111.

Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for you.

 

Thinkuknow has been created area for you to show you what is good, look at what’s not and show you ways you can get yourself out of bad situations.

They have some games on there including a cool cyber café for you to visit where you can help Jason, Sunil, Ali and others to stay safe using new technology.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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