Online safety: Year 4

Searching for information within a wide group of technologies and making a judgement about the probable accuracy; learning how to recognise adverts and pop-ups; distinguishing fact from opinion online; recognising that technology can be distracting; being respectful to others online.

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: What happens when I search online?

Searching for information and making a judgement about the accuracy of the results

Lesson 2: How do companies encourage us to buy online?

Pupils look at some of the methods used to encourage people to buy things online.

Lesson 3: Fact, opinion or belief?

Children learn that just because we see or read something online does not mean that it has to be true.

Lesson 4: What is a bot?

Pupils discover that technology can be designed to act like or impersonate living things (e.g. bots) and describe what the benefits and the risks might be of this.

Lesson 5: What is my #TechTimetable like?

Children learn to recognise the positive and negative distractions of technology and explore their own use of technology

Lesson 6: How can I be safe and respectful online?

Children learn a range of strategies for being safe and respectful online, including how to respect the thoughts and beliefs of others and recognising healthy and unhealthy online behaviours.

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