Lesson 4: Online bullying

Children learn the differences between online and offline bullying, and what to do if they ever experience bullying online

Before the lesson

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Learning objectives

  • To discover ways to overcome bullying

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration.
  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Can focus on drawing images for the logos of anti-bullying organisations like Childline, The Mix, Safer Internet Matters etc which could be used within their group’s role-play.


Pupils working at a greater depth: Incorporate multiple anti-bullying organisations into their group’s role-plays.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progression and understanding


Created by:
Kapow Primary, 
Computing specialist