Before the lesson
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- To understand that online relationships should be treated in the same way as face to face relationships
Pupils should know:
- The importance of permission-seeking and giving in relationships with friends, peers and adults
- That people sometimes behave differently online, including by pretending to be someone they are not
- That the same principles apply to online relationships as to face-to-face relationships, including the importance of respect for others online including when we are anonymous
Internet safety and harms
- How to consider the effect of their online actions on others and know how to recognise and display respectful behaviour online and the importance of keeping personal information private
- That the internet can also be a negative place where online abuse, trolling, bullying and harassment can take place, which can have a negative impact on mental health
- That bullying (including cyberbullying) has a negative and often lasting impact on mental wellbeing
Pupils needing extra support: Would benefit from support with ideas for the statements for the conscience alley. Also, place them on the correct side rather than asking them to talk from an opposite A specific way of interpreting or considering something. to their own.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should be on the opposite side to their own beliefs for the conscience alley to get them to think from someone else’s point of view.