Online Safety

This topic covers some serious themes to help develop pupils’ understanding of the importance of staying safe online, with children writing, designing, filming and editing stop motion animations for younger children to educate them about the potential dangers

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Lesson 1: Staying safe online

In this lesson, children watch and discuss CEOP's 'Jigsaw' video about online safety, unpicking the different issues and areas of potential danger


Lesson 2: Understanding stop motion

In this lesson, children learn about the animation software Stop Motion and work in groups to plan a storyboard for their own animation about online safety


Lesson 3: Starting my stop motion project

I this lesson, children use their storyboards from the previous lesson and begin to create their animation using stop motion software


Lesson 4: Editing the animation

In this lesson, children use video editing software and edit their animations, adding sound to them


Lesson 5: Film review

In this lesson, children share and review each other’s animations, looking specifically at how clear the messaging of them are, as well as the technical elements