A deep dive into our resources: 7-11 years edition

18 Jan 2022 UK SIC

Each year in the UK, Safer Internet Day explores a new issue or theme which is impacting the lives of young people in the UK.

We have created a vast array of resources to support you in delivering sessions for Safer Internet Day, whether you are a school, nursery, youth group, library, police service or wider.

By helping learners to feel confident and secure, they are more likely to share their ideas and opinions, ask questions, and contribute to discussions without fear of judgment or negative feedback.

Last time, we spotlighted specific resources in our educational pack to use for 3-7 years; this week, we’re taking a look at what’s in store for 7-11 years.

The Safer Internet Day 2022 educational resources for 7-11 years are designed to be adaptable and accessible to support all learners in this age group when exploring this year’s theme:

What is included in the educational resources for 7-11 years?

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Assembly Slides

To support your assembly to 7-11 year olds, we have prepared a 19-slide PowerPoint presentation supported with questions, prompts, pictures and animated icons to maximise engagement from your learners.

Questions to get learners thinking include: How do you have fun online? What does respect mean? What does being respectful online look like?

There are also simulated examples of gaming chat forums put to your pupils to make them think about decisions such as sending appropriate responses, withholding personal information, and using reporting or blocking features.


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Assembly Script

This will complement the assembly slides for learners aged 7-11. These include prompts to encourage engagement with the questions and activities on the accompanying slides, and even gives pointers about when to pause to allow discussion, and when to click on animated aspects of the presentation.


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Lesson Plan

If you have decided to dedicate a whole lesson to your pupils based on this year’s Safer Internet Day, then we have got you covered!

Our lesson plan for 7-11 years lasts for one hour, and includes lesson outcomes and a schedule of a variety of activities including a starter, activities and a plenary. You will also find a separate document of lesson slides to present to your learners to accompany the plan.

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Activity Menu

This includes an overview of activities for 7-11 year olds, so that you can nuance activities to suit the needs and abilities of your learners.

With twelve activities to choose from, ranging in group size and length of time, you won’t be short of ideas!

Activities include:

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Anything else?

You may also our editable, printable Parents and Carers Information Letter helpful when letting parents and carers know that your school will be involved in Safer Internet Day.

What are the learning objectives of these resources?

To support with the selection of activities, we have provided learner outcomes where relevant.

These have been taken from the free, non-statutory Education for a Connected World framework and can also be mapped against curricula or programmes of study that reflect your context. For further free online safety resources mapped to the framework, visit:

How else can I get involved in Safer Internet Day?

Other than download the appropriate educational resources pack, there are a few other things you can be doing if you want this year’s Safer Internet Day to be bigger and better than ever.

Sign up to our supporter’s registration

Just head to our page right here. Once registered, you will receive a certificate to show your support for the day and, following review, your logo, organisation name and supportive statement will appear on the UK Safer Internet Centre Website.

Use our social media pack

Help us reach more young people than ever before and shout about us on social media with the help of our trusty social media pack

Check out our Safer Internet Day films

We have created a range of Safer Internet Day films to help you deliver sessions for Safer Internet Day, whether you are a school, nursery, youth group, library, police service, or wider. 

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