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1 Primary Assembly Virtual Lives
Safer Internet Primary Assembly Virtual Lives

2 It’s more than a game… it’s your life!

3 The Internet is great because…
Who has been on the internet before? Who can tell me what they’ve done on the internet, or tell me a website that they like playing on? How fantastic that you all know about the internet! I’ve actually got a story about the internet to read to you. It’s all about a little penguin and how he learns to be safe. The one thing he loves more than anything is going online but he’s quite new to it and is going to need a little bit of help to make the best choices. Give me a big thumbs up if you think you can help Smartie to stay safe. Give me a big thumbs up if you’re a great singer! Wow, that’s great as you’ve got a very important song to learn! Now Smartie is actually here with me today. If you show me your most super sitting, he might just come out! Wow! Here he is, this is Smartie and because the story is all about him, he really likes to sit and watch it!

4 Over to you… Who plays games online?
How do you know which games are suitable? How long do you spend online each day? Who plays games online? Over to you…

5 All information taken from
Why do we have age ratings?… Films, videos, DVDs and computer games are labelled according to the content, not the difficulty. The colours are like traffic lights 49% of all games are suitable for players of ALL ages, however – some are for older children and teenagers, and some are for adults only PEGI ratings are used in 30 European countries to highlight for whom each game is suitable Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony support the PEGI ratings. Every PC game from the main European and American publishers also have PEGI ratings, it’s very unusual to find a game that does not have one Some websites and online services contain hundreds of small games – so look for ones that have been rated “PEGI OK” – suitable for everyone All information taken from

6 name address birthday 2 / 6 / Things to think about… Websites you use
mymail. com 6 / address Websites you use 1 Friends you accept 1ntern3T Txt you write…  Language u use Joe Bloggs Passwords 4 Privet Drive address birthday Ppl u talk to! Phone numbers Games you play

7 How can I enjoy games online

8 Follow the SMART rules Keep your personal information safe! If you wouldn’t say it to a stranger on the street, don’t share it with strangers on the internet…

9 Follow the SMART rules Don’t meet up! Online games can be a great place for chatting to your friends. Always know who you are talking to. If an adult who you don’t know ever asks you to meet up, say no and report it…

10 Follow the SMART rules Accepting Think before you accept something from someone online e.g. a file, a download, a picture etc. It may contain a virus. If you don’t know who it’s from, and it has an attachment… DELETE IT!

11 Follow the SMART rules Reliable
Not everyone online is trustworthy. Somebody may be lying about their age and who they are. Make sure you know who you are talking to and use reputable sites and services to protect you and your computer.

12 Follow the SMART rules Tell Tell a parent, carer or trusted adult if someone, or something makes you feel worried or uncomfortable online. Also, tell someone if a friend of yours needs help online too.

13 What can you do on a website if this happens?
You are playing your favourite game online and one of your friends starts to be unkind to you. They use bad language during the game and begin to call you names in the messages you send to each other afterwards. You are really upset and don’t go on the website again, even though you don’t want to stop playing because you’re doing really well and getting high scores! What should you do? Who can you tell? What can you do on a website if this happens? KS1

14 What do you say to your buddy? Should you meet them to play the game?
You have been playing your favourite online game for 6 months and have met a new player. You often arrange to be online at the same time and regularly message each other about your scores. You’ve become good friends. Your online buddy says they live quite close and would like to meet to play a new game that they have. You’ve not got it yet and it’s a brilliant one that you’d love to try out! What do you say to your buddy? Should you meet them to play the game? Give reasons… KS2


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