Talking about online safety is a vital part of helping children to stay safe in the world today. Hannah Broadbent looks ahead to this year’s Safer Internet Day on February 6

The internet is an important part of many young people’s lives. From school work to games, the online world is where a lot of young people are spending their time. Incorporating internet safety themes across the curriculum in your school, and celebrating the benefits of new technologies, can enhance learning in so many ways, while also keeping young people safe online.

Safer Internet Day (SID) provides a key moment when children and young people can take the lead in making the internet a better place and when schools can provide a spotlight on the work they do throughout the year and create a real “buzz” in school about online safety.

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