EDUCATION RESOURCES (Online Safety)

#LiveSkills

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

#LiveSkills is a package of resources focusing on live streaming. It explores the nuanced features of live streaming, and the specific risks children and young people can face. Live streaming is increasingly becoming one of the most popular online activities for children and young people and most apps now have live streaming functions.

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Band Runner

Key Stage 2

Band Runner is a fun runner-style game for 8-10 year olds on the Thinkuknow website. The game features some familiar faces: Sam, Alfie and Ellie from the Play Like Share animations are continuing their adventures and helping children to build their knowledge, confidence and skills to stay safe from sexual abuse and other risks they might encounter online.

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Be internet legends

Key Stage 2

ParentZone have worked with Google to provide a free scheme of work for KS2. Teachers can order one pack each but more than one pack per school can be ordered. The lesson plans are accredited by the PSHE Association and these are accompanied by stickers and a poster. The scheme consists of five pillars to be Sharp, Alert, Secure, Kind and Brave. The children are also encouraged to share information with parents and carers.  Schools can also request an assembly from the Google Internet Legends team by ticking a box on the order form.

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Digital resilience

Key Stage 3

Digital resilience is a key skill that we want young people to develop. Whilst going online can be incredibly fun and enjoyable there can also be times when a young person can feel upset, not good enough or left out. These are the occasions when young people will need strategies to help themselves and also to help their friends if they are having a difficult time online. This lesson aims to look at the positive and negative experiences young people have online, consider the impact they may have and devise ways to build digital resilience.

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Digital Resilience and Online Safety

Key Stage 3

This resource has been produced by Avon and Somerset but draws heavily on resources produced by Childnet. The Childnet resources have been condensed to produce a package which takes into account the PSHE agenda but also allows time to provide a police perspective.

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Jessie and Friends (Age 4-7)

Key Stage 1

Jessie and Friends is a three-episode animated series which aims to equip 4-7 year olds with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to help them stay safe from sexual abuse and other risks they may encounter online. Jessie & Friends follows the adventures of Jessie, Tia and Mo as they begin to navigate the online world. They learn that while the internet can be an exciting place where they can learn and have fun, sometimes they may encounter things online which make them feel worried, scared or sad.

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Just send it

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

Part of the Crossing the Line PHSE toolkit. Abi and her friends love to live their lives online; sharing top tips, fashion ideas and fun stories. The film includes closed caption subtitles and is available here. When her online comments catch the attention of Josh, a boy well known in the school, she is excited. As friendship grows and their like for each other develops, it’s not long before Josh’s friend encourages him to pressurise Abi to send a nude selfie. She’s not keen to do this and seeks the advice of her friends. Mixed opinions and increasing pressure from Josh soon encourage her to change her mind to take the photo. Although Josh intends to delete the photo, his friend Brandon intercepts the picture and sends it on to others online, which causes much distress for Abi.

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Let’s Talk About Porn

Key Stage 4

This teaching resource lesson plan is designed to help teachers and facilitators educate young people about pornography, specifically online. Created by Carmel Glassbrook (lead practitioner for the Professionals Online Safety Helpline) this resource has been developed over a couple of years in response to the need from schools and teachers to have something that can help with the growing issue of pornography consumption in teenagers. The lesson is broken down into three main sections, which can be taught together or separately; The history of porn, The legalities and Myth busters.

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PANTS

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

“Download our free classroom resources for PANTS (The Underwear Rule) including a lesson plan, slide presentation, curriculum links, classroom activities and more.”

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Picture This

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

A drama-based educational sexting resource that addresses and questions the sensitive issue of sending sexually explicit messages or photos electronically with 11-16 year olds. By asking young people to step into the shoes of the characters within Picture This, they explore the law, impact and consequence of sexting and are encouraged to contemplate their online behaviour. The pack comprises of a 25-minute play script and lesson plans that seek to educate and enlighten young people about the consequences of creating and sending indecent images. Young people can decide their own ending for this play, formed from all that they have learned throughout the lessons.

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Sexting

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

This resource has been produced by Avon and Somerset but is based on the Home Office Disrespect Nobody campaign and also draws on resources produced by Childnet. The materials have been combined to produce a package which takes into account the PSHE agenda while also providing a police perspective.

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STAR toolkit (Childnet)

SEN

The STAR toolkit consists of practical advice and 15 teaching activities to help educators explore online safety with young people with autism spectrum disorders in Key Stage 3 and 4. The sections consist of Safe, Trust, Action and Respect. All sections feature the concept of friendship and have a focus on finding the balance between online and offline interaction. Most of the activities are not complete lessons, but starter activities or similar.

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Teaching about online pornography (SEND)

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, SEN

Teaching resources including video on online pornography for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities aged 11-17 years old.

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Trust Me: a critical thinking resource

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

The main aim of the Trust Me resource is to educate young people around inaccurate and pervasive information that they might come across online. The primary and secondary education packs contain lesson plans, activities and presentations covering content and contacts online and the secondary pack also looks at propaganda.

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