Online safety: Year 3

Learning about 'fake news' and the difference between fact, opinion and belief. Finding out how to deal with upsetting online content, including showing it to a trusted adult and speaking to an organisation. Discovering which devices share our personal information and why apps have privacy settings. Knowing how to protect our personal information on social media platforms

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: Beliefs, opinions and facts on the internet

Learning about 'fake news' and not believing everything that we come across on the internet and identifying the difference between fact, opinion and belief.

Lesson 2: When being online makes me upset

Learning that sometimes online content can cause us to feel upset and that there are ways to deal with upsetting online content, including showing it to a trusted adult and speaking to an organisation

Lesson 3: Sharing of information

Learning that sometimes upsetting incidents online occur because people's ‘privacy settings’ are not secure enough. Discovering which devices share our personal information

Lesson 4: Rules of social media platforms

Learning that we should try to avoid sharing very personal information with people we do not know, or have this information accessible to strangers. Discovering how to protect ourselves and our personal information on social media platforms

Assess your pupils

Assessment quiz and Knowledge catcher. These can be used at the start of the unit to access where pupils are in their learning as well as the end of the unit to assess progress. Go to assessment resources