What is Safer Internet Day?
Safer Internet Day (SID), which is organised each year by INSAFE, is a worldwide campaign to raise awareness of online safety. This year the strap line is 'Let's create a better internet together'
Better internet can mean many things to many people, but the main aim is to foster the positive and eliminate the negative online. We can contribute to these aims in many ways, regardless of who we are. For example: Children and young people can help to
foster the positive by being kind and respectful to others online, by protecting their online reputations (and those of others), and by seeking out positive opportunities to create, engage and share online. They can help to eliminate the negative by being
‘helpful bystanders’: supporting peers if they encounter issues online, taking a stand against cyberbullying, and reporting any inappropriate or illegal content they ?
What do I have to do to enter?
The BLN are running a Poster Competition, with prizes available for the winning entries. The poster does not have to use the SID specific theme if your school has an alternative or more specific focus and can either be hand drawn, created using a device or
be in the form of a photograph.
What are the competition rules?
- One winner will be chosen from the following categories -
Key Stage 1 / Year 3&4 / Year 5&6 / Year 7&8 / Special School
- Each school must send no more than 10 entries in total (we suggest you have your own class vote!)
- Entries must be received no later than midday on Monday 2 March.
- Your posters / photographs can be produced using any means. Hand drawn
posters can be scanned and emailed or sent via school post (details below)
- Please make sure that any images you use from the Internet are Copyright free OR you have been given permission to use them.
- Please make sure each poster contains the following information clearly
on the back of the poster.
School Name / Year Group / Child's Name - entries can be from individuals or
small groups. If the poster is designed by the whole class, please just provide
the class name.
One winner from each category will have their poster professionally printed for you to display in school.
How do I enter?
Your entries can be sent via email or school post to the following addresses
CBMDC, Bradford Learning Network Team, Future House, Bolling Road, Bradford
Where can I find out more about Safer Internet Day?
Safer Internet Day has an official website. Please see link below for more details