Lesson 3: Always be kind and considerate

Children recap the top four tips for staying on the internet and choose one tip to create a poster about. The class then listen to a story about the responsibility we each have as an online user and what to do if something upsets us online

Learning objective

  • To understand how to treat others, both online and in-person

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • recognise common uses of information technology beyond school  
  • use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.

Success criteria

Cross curricular links

Before the lesson

Attention grabber

Main event

Next steps

Pupils needing extra support: Can read through the story on link: ‘Childnet – Digiduck’s big decision’ again with the children and get them to act out the story.


Pupils working at greater depth: Can incorporate the four top tips for staying safe online into their roleplay.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progression and understanding


Created by:
Donna Rawling,  
Computing specialist
Donna has worked in Primary Education for over 16 years, specialising in Computing for the last eight. A CAS Master Teacher and Community Host, Code Club,  NCCE and Barefoot Computing facilitator, Donna is passionate about pupils’ access to Computing and…
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