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Safe Computing Targets

Knowledge and understanding

I understand the different methods of communication (e.g. email, online forums etc).

I know you should only open email from a known source.

I know the difference between email and communication systems such as blogs and wikis.

I know that websites sometimes include pop-ups that take me away from the main site.

I know that bookmarking is a way to find safe sites again quickly.

I have begun to evaluate websites and know that everything on the internet is not true.

I know that it is not always possible to copy some text and pictures from the internet.

I know that personal information should not be shared online.

I know I must tell a trusted adult immediately if anyone tries to meet me via the internet.


I follow the school’s safer internet rules.

I can use the search engines agreed by the school.

I know what to do if I find something inappropriate online or something I am unsure of (including identifying people who can help; minimising screen; online reporting using school system etc).

I can use the internet for learning and communicating with others, making choices when navigating through sites.

I can send and receive email as a class.

I can recognise advertising on websites and learn to ignore it.

I can use a password to access the secure network.