Safer Internet Day – 9th February 2021
This year, Safer Internet Day falls on the 9th February 2021. The theme is ‘An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world.’
This year in the UK, Safer Internet Day explores reliability online. The internet has an amazing range of information and opportunities online, but how do we separate fact from fiction?
Safer Internet Day will be celebrated globally with the slogan: Together for a better internet.
Safer Internet Day 2021 celebrates the amazing range of information and opportunities online, and its potential to inform, connect and inspire us, whilst also looking at how young people can separate fact from fiction.
The campaign focuses on how we can decide what to trust online, supporting young people to question, challenge and change the online world for the better. It will explore how influence, persuasion and manipulation can impact young people’s decisions, opinions and what they share online.
The day will also look at the emotional impact navigating a misleading online world can have on young people and why it is important to create a supportive, critical and questioning culture online that encourages debate and discussion. Here at John Perry Primary School we want to give young people the skills to support one another, and the strategies to spot and speak out against harmful and misleading content online.
Click on the image to access further resources for parents and carers:
The UK Safer Internet Centre have produced some brilliant ‘How-To’ guides for parents and carers which show you how to change the safety/child-lock settings on smartphones, gaming devices, iPads, etc. They are very useful and you can find them by clicking here.
Resources for children: