Safer Internet Challenge 2023
The Kent Children's University #SaferInternetDay
2023 Challenge has been published in readiness for the 7th
You can use these support materials to help your
children complete the Safer Internet Challenge!
Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in
February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital
technology for children and young people, and to inspire a national
conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully,
critically, and creatively.
Co-ordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet
Centre, Safer Internet Day is celebrated in over a hundred
countries coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the
support of the European Commission, and national Safer Internet
Centres across Europe.
Safer Internet Day 2023
activities for children and families
To help schools promote safer internet messages to families,
beyond Safer Internet Day, the Education Safeguarding Service's
Online Safety Team has worked with Kent Children's University to
produce a #SaferInternetDay Challenge pack for children, aged 5 to
This pack contains 10 key challenge activity ideas, as well as
useful resources for children, schools and families to access.
The Challenge will run until the 31st March
2023 so there is plenty of time to get involved.
Note for schools: The Safer
Internet Challenge launches with schools and families on the 31st
January 2023 and you can find the resource below so why not
send the resource home to your parents/carers this week so families
can get involved during the half-term to reinforce your online
Young people who are part of Children's University can earn a
varying number of Learning Credits for each activity completed
outside normal school time.
Useful documents and links
- Evidence could be photographs, videos, Social Action journals,
Learning Logs, Word documents, Powerpoint presentations etc.
Keep an eye out for more information about how and when to send
evidence to us via our Facebook page.
Please return any evidence to Kent Children's University by the
beginning of April via email (preferred) or post via firstname.lastname@example.org or Kent
Children's University, The Education People, Bewl Water Outdoor
Centre, Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Kent, TN3 8JH.
Please only send evidence upon completion
of all the activities you wish to
submit. You could make a Powerpoint, Word file or some other
collated document to evidence the completed
activities. Please make sure you also submit the Record
Sheet with the evidence too.
Original evidence will be posted back to you along with the
Learning Credit codes to add to the child's Passport to
We would love to see what you have completed with your children
so do upload any evidence to our Social Media accounts (you do not
have to add your children in the photographs)!
Specific Challenge activity support materials (not
applicable for all activities)
- Activity 7 - Complete an age-appropriate
#SaferInternetDay quiz: You can complete the
relevant quiz online via the links below:
General Challenge activity support
- Social Action Journal - You can
use this journal to document Social Action
activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering.
You could use the journal to help you evidence your involvement in
a number of #KCUChallenge activities. You can find out more
about Social Action and our #iwll Pledge in this document too.
- Learning Log - If you would like to
use this log to record your activities, please
do but you can be creative in how you share your information with