Safer Internet activities in our schools during the month of February

Name of SchoolEducatorBrief description of activity
St Benedict College, Birzebbugia PrimaryMarisa Cutajar1.  Brief discussion about how the pupils use the Internet
2.  Watch short video about ‘Being safe on the Internet’.
3.  Show posters displaying Rules to keep safe online.
4.  Quiz (the pupils use their A,B,C cards to show their answer)
5.  Handout with a fill-in the blanks exercise and a word search.  

St Clare College, Gzira PrimaryCarolyn FinocchiaroFirst we watched a video on our inter active white board about the importance of the safety of using the internet. After we participated in a quiz on online safety on Kahoot using our tablets. We also had a discussion on online safety and prepared a colourful posters.
Maria Regina College, Naxxar PrimaryAnna Maria GauciI used storytelling to explain Cyberbullying to the students.  We brainstormed and explored solutions to the problem.  Then we learned about online safety – what we should and should not do.  I created a gameboard to consolidate the learning. We also designed a poster about cyberbullying.
Maria Regina College, Naxxar PrimaryMaria SultanaFollowing a session about Internet safety, the students discussed what is considered safe and what they shall avoid to prevent strangers from accessing their personal data and other information. After watching a video, the importance of being smart online in several aspects (chatting, online shopping, replying to spam, giving information to unreliable sources) was highlighted. 
St Gorg Preca College, Marsa PrimaryJolene Borg CamileriA lesson on Internet Safety was delivered by the Nurture Team to students of ages between 9 and 11 years. 

Learning Objectives:

Compare how staying safe online is similar to staying safe in the real world.
Identify the role of social media in their lives.
Reflect on the positive and negative effects social media use has on their relationships.
Explain rules for browsing safely on the internet.
Make use of various digital tool during the lesson.

Digital tools used during the lesson: ActivInspire, BookCreator, Kahoot, YouTube, PowerPoint Presentation,
                                                           PosterMyWall, WorkSpace, I’m a Puzzle

A discussion was held to encourage the students think of positive and negative aspects of the internet.  They followed a story #Goldilocks to reflect upon online sharing.  Other activities followed to make the students more aware that sharing is a responsibility. 
St Benedict College, Birzebbugia PrimaryGenese Sciberras I will check out children’s knowledge about internet safety, then discuss with them the content of two PowerPoints   dealing with internet safety. Then a quiz about the topic will be carried out on Quizizz. As a closure, children will colour in a poster about internet safety.
St Benedict College, Birzebbugia PrimaryMelissa CashaA PPT presentation ‘Traditional tales – internet safety discussion’ will be used as a prompt to discuss situations challenging internet safety. Then, the children will participate in a PPT quiz – ‘Internet and phone safety’. Finally, they will be asked to write down 5 rules they have learnt to keep in mind for a safer experience on the internet. 
St Benedict College, Birzebbugia PrimaryAfter watching The Adventures of Kara, Winston and the SMART crew movie, all the students will prepare ‘A recipe for a better internet’
Maria Regina College, Qawra PrimaryBeverly AttardCreating a poster – English Short Writing activity using J2E tools about Internet Safety
Gozo College, Rabat (Gozo) PrimarymcWe watched and analyzed two videos about online safety and carried out two related quizzes
Gozo College, Rabat (Gozo) PrimarymcChildren watched a short clip about internet safety, we had a short discussion and then they did 2 quizes.
Maria Regina College, Mosta Primary BCharlene PortelliThe children learned about internet safety. They made their own posters using J2E to promote internet safety. 
St Nicholas College, Dingli PrimaryElaine Gauci Year 1.1 students followed an activity to mark Internet Safer Day which we celebrate on the 9th February. The students first were asked whether they have internet access at home and why they need it. They mentioned that they use it for YouTube, Netflix, to play games, to learn phonics and to check School homework. Afterwards, they watched a short clip ‘Safer internet Day 2021’, where they understood that we shouldn’t always believe what we read. Following this video, they listened to the story ‘Ir-rigal’ and discussed if they agree or not with Mark’s attitude. They ended this activity by colouring one of the characters. On the poster the children were asked to write a slogan.
St Ignatius College, Luqa PrimaryMarion MuscatFor this occasion we discussed the internet safety tips we should follow when using technology. Afterwards we designed a PowerPoint presentation together as a class. Then children had to design a poster with an internet safety tip they thought was most important.
St Benedict College, Gudja PrimaryEmma Sammutwe started by asking the children what they do online and they drew on the footprints what they do online. than we watch the video clip of Cara and the crew and discussed who can help us when we have difficulties online. we drew the names of people who can help us when we have difficulties. lastly we draw slogan about safety online. 
St Nicholas College, Secondary School, DingliMelanie Cini Safer Internet activities at St Nicholas College Dingli Secondary, organised by Ms Melanie Cini. As part of the Safer Internet Day activities PSCD teachers delivered lessons related to Internet Safety as part of the curriculum held in school during PSCD Lessons, Ms Melanie Cini and her students of St. Nicholas College, Secondary School, Dingli, teamed up with their European Twinning partners of the eTwinning project Think, Act, Inspire! to work on various topics within the PSCD Curriculum. A special assembly was held on the day. As part of an the eTwinning project: Think, Act, Inspire! these past few weeks, Ms Melanie Cini’s students worked on various aspects of internet safety in class, online and on Twinspace. In mixed national teams, students created tips and slogans which were then transformed into posters available to be printed and shared in schools. The posters which are a part of the eTwinning project can be viewed on the link here:
St Benedict College, Birzebbugia PrimaryFirst students watched the movie as a class and individually on their tablets. Then a discussion was held in class about Internet Safety. After that the students did some slogans about this theme and decorated them and showed them to their classmates.
St Nicholas College, Rabat PrimaryMs. Christine Vassallo Rabat Primary Nurture Group

Aim: To make the pupils aware of the dangers they might encounter when surfing the internet.
Activities were adapted according to the age group.

1. Ice-breaker: Guess the logo / Move like anything / Freeze and Dance

2. Power point presentation (years 1 – 3): Buddy the Dog’s Internet Safety Story (The children listen to a story and learn a chant related to cyber safety. The presentation also includes various video clips and a quiz.)
To play the quiz, pupils stand up. If the answer is ‘yes’ they have to put both their hands up, if the answer is ‘no’ they have to squat.


3. Power point presentation (years 4 – 5): All About Digital Citizenship (Discussions, various video clips and a quiz is included in the presentation)
Video clips:
Digital footprint explained.
Why should we limit screen time?
Children jot down their answer on their mini whiteboards by writing the letter.
Discussions about important internet safety rules:

4. Kahoot game (years 4 – 6): children switch on their tablets and enter the pin to play a Kahoot game entitled, ‘Cyber Safety for Kids’.

Kahoot game:

Maria Regina College, Mosta Primary AThe students participated in a lesson related to Safer Internet Day.  We watched a video and we read a story ‘Ir-Rigal’.  The students learned various tips when browsing the internet as well as keeping their identity  safe in order to raise awareness about the dangers encountered online.
St Ignatius College, Luqa PrimaryI explained why we are celebrating Safer Internet day and what is the main use of internet. Then I showed the video to the kids and discussed it with them.
St Ignatius College, Luqa PrimaryChildren watched videos on Internet Safety. Then they did a quiz related to the topic. Finally, they found words in a word search.
St Ignatius College, Luqa PrimarySnakes and Ladders Game using a  beebot. The snakes and ladders was made up of different items that one encounters while using the internet. Whenever they land on something which is not good for them, the beebot goes down the snakes and whenever they go on a good website the beebot goes up the ladder.
Maria Regina College, Gharghur PrimaryMarisa PaceThe children were shown a video clip about what one should accept and reject online. They then took a quiz and hd a class discussion.
Maria Regina College, Gharghur PrimaryChristina GruppettaThe children watched a video clip about what want to accept and not online. They then had a quiz and a class discussion.
Maria Regina College, Gharghur PrimarySarah CamilleriThe children watched a video clip called Take a Minute and talked about spending more time talking to others rather than always being online.
Maria Regina College, Gharghur PrimaryKaren MerciecaThey took a quiz about being smart online and watched a video clip about the harmful effects of excessive screen time.
St Benedict College, Gudja PrimaryPaul PortelliMy students have watched the video regarding safer internet day.  Later, a discussion was held.  After the discussion, students were encouraged to draw pictures and write a slogan.
Gozo College, Zebbug (Gozo) PrimaryJennifer PeressoThe students viewed a song and clip about internet safety.  They carried out a Brainpop quiz about being safe online as well as a Kahoot on their tablets.  To conclude the session, they also carried out a learning apps activity re. online safety individually on their school tablets.
St Margaret College, Kalkara PrimaryStudents in class followed the activities found in the lesson profile prepared by the Digital Support Teachers for Kalkara Primary. First they watched the videos and then they did the activities related. Photos were uploaded on the school’s class cloud. 
St Gorg Preca College, Marsa PrimarySalvina VellaShown three vidoes – 1. What is the internet – uses of iternet, 2. Teaching each other work/game – father vs daughter, 3. Using the internet – misue/virus. Followed by explanations.
St Ignatius College, Luqa PrimaryMartina DegabrieleSafe Internet Quiz and Word Search
St Ignatius College, Siggiewi PrimaryNikita BorgAs the students of our class are young, we decided to show them a simple slide show and a video explaining the importance of surfing the internet safely. We focused on three important rules:
Always ask your parent (or an adult you trust) first.
Only talk to people you know.
Stick to places that are just right for you.
A short video showed a ‘boy’ implementing these rules (
Lesson plan and resources found here:
Later the children had to draw how they can follow the three rules at home. It was a simple yet effective lesson for our class!
St Nicholas College, Bahrija PrimaryChiara TedescoWe saw a ppt that introduces the subject of internet safety and highlighted the difference between personal information and private information. We discussed this thoroughly. Children gave their own examples. I read the list of information presented in the lesson plan that has been provided and children had to tell me whether that kind of info was personal or private. We also saw the relavant video as proposed in the lesson plan. 
Gozo College, Rabat (Gozo) PrimaryMs Marilyn FarrugiaMs Frances Cauchi delivered an online lesson including a song, a quiz and a kahoot  game on their tablets about online safety
St Benedict College, Birzebbugia PrimaryNoeleen VassalloWe started by discussing internet safety, watched a couple of videos and songs, we wrote a diary entrance and created posters using J2e about internet safety 
St Thomas More College, Marsaxlokk PrimaryClaudine GrechWe watched the videos of Kara, Winston and the Smart crew and discussed each rule after each episode.
Children were presented with different situations and they had to choose which option would they take if they were in that particular situation using the choice wheel.
Quiz on quizzes.
Each child had to do a poster using pic collage on their tablets.
St Ignatius College, Siggiewi PrimaryYoshabel JonesThe children discussed the subject of internet safety. The main topic was how to create strong passwords so that your accounts are safe. Mainly by including capital letters, lower case letters, numbers and symbols. It is also important to have different passwords for different accounts.
St Benedict College, Birzebbugia PrimaryMaraja SciclunaBe SMART online
St Theresa College, Msida PrimaryStephanie GaleaThe students were first presented with the term ‘Online Safety’. They shared their ideas, thoughts and experiences. Then they watched two videos about this topic, which were also later discussed. The students then participated in two Kahoot quizzes about the importance of ‘Online Safety’. Finally, they used Workspace to create their own poster with some slogans/messages. 
St Gorg Preca College, Valletta PrimaryRomina Obidimalor MunroFor this activity the children discussed about what is their view regarding internet safety. Then they watched the Power Point provided, The Dream, and continued to discuss deeper about how to be safe online. From this activity the students became more aware that electronics should not be a priority in our lives as there are other things needed for us to survive.They also became more aware about how to be safe online.
Maria Regina College, Naxxar PrimaryJeanette MuscatYesterday, 9thFebruary, class 6.3 took part during the online assembly. Previously they did some research on how to be smart online, then they sent me videos as we were on quarantine. We also sent some activities to the other classrooms so that they could do them during the day such as a powerpoint, wordsearch and crossword.
St Benedict College, Ghaxaq PrimaryJulie CamilleriOur activity involved watching a video about being safer online and promoting positive words online. Following a short video, as a class, we discussed some vocabulary related to the video, such as ‘cyberbullying’ and ‘digital footprints’.  Lastly, we shared, wrote, and drew what we enjoy doing online. 
St Theresa College, Birkirkara PrimaryMs Nadine Borg Gove’On the 9th February (Safer Internet Day) 2021 Year 6.2 Orange Bubble first played a Kahoot about online safety. Then we worked on a Math And Digital Literacy Activity where we discussed various apps we worked out some mathematical activities about what happens every second on the Internet. (See infographic pic attached ). Last and not least we produced  our own poster on Safer Internet Day using J2E.
Gozo College, Ghajnsielem PrimaryCharmaine GrechA song about Internet safety was done to introduce the topic.  Then a discussion about the song/video was conducted.  Afterwards the children took part in a Kahoot quiz about Internet safety for children.  To conclude the lesson, the children answered some questions about the subject, individually, on their school tablet.
St Nicholas College, Rabat PrimaryElaine VellaYear 4.1 – After discussing safety rules when using the inernet, students designed their own bookmarks and wrote a quote which promotes safe ways of using the Internet. 
St Nicholas College, Rabat PrimaryDoreen Galea-Qrajna l-istorja: ‘Ir-Rigal’
-Rajna kif l-ghalliema Ms Doreen ghandha password fil-kompjuter u li hadd ma jafu biex hadd ma jkun jista jara l-affarijiet personali bhal ritratti ecc.
-t-tfal ppruvaw jaccessaw il-kompjuter billi kitbu password imma hadd ma seta’ jidhol
1. L-importanza tal-password
2. Kemm hu importanti li nghidu lill-genituri meta nidhlu onlajn
3. Kif nistghu naghmlu uzu tajjeb mit-teknologija (ezempju nfittxu informazzjoni ghall-iskola, niehdu ritratti fin-natura bit-tablet)
4. X’nistghu naghmlu minflok nilaghbu bit-tablet
5. X’informazzjoni personali jew privata nistghu jew ma jistghux naqsmu ma nies li ma nafuhomx billi immarkajna salib fuq dawk li ma nistghux nghidu u pingejna dawk li nistghu
St Theresa College, Birkirkara PrimaryCharlene Xerri HiliWe had an online lesson with our Digital Literacy Teacher, Ms Lara,  where she shared videos that shed light on the dangers that children can face online and ways to prevent them and manage them.  After that, students had to create a poster on the topic using Picsay on their Learnpad.
St Benedict College, Mqabba PrimarySandra-Christine DarmaninFirst we read about Internet safety day. Then we discussed the adventures of Kara and Winston where the children got to understand what being smart online means. Then, the children worked on the digital footprints and the helping hand activities suggested. Finally the children were given a token, reminding them to be SMART online. 
St Gorg Preca College, Pieta’ PrimaryEtienne PsailaVery interesting activity about internet safety including a brainstorming exercise on Answer Garden, a video, quizzes and a hands on activity on the tablet to create a poster on internet safety.
St Benedict College, Birzebbugia PrimaryAnnalise PsailaVirtual Assembly
Information Video
Online Quiz
Crafts as follow up – Design a poster
Gozo College, Middle School, VictoriaPSCD Teachers: Ms Claire Cassar, Ms Ann Marie Aquilina, Ms Jennifer Mercieca, Ms. Josianne Bugeja, Ms Mary Bondi Cefai, Ms Miriam Cutajar, Ms Joanie XiberrasIn collaboration with the eTwinning project STOP – THINK – CLICK carried out by Mr Mario Xerri, we designed and carried out a survey/quiz intended to help our students reflect more on the reality of fake news and the importance of being critical to what they encounter online. This is being carried out the all students together with an awareness lesson on the topic.
St Benedict College, Birzebbugia PrimaryClint CamenzuliThe students watched all the chapters related to Internet Safety and then they came up with different slogans to design some posters.
Gozo College, Middle School, VictoriaMario XerriTwo special online Assemblies one for Year 7 and one for Year 8 were held to raise awareness of how important it is to be responsible when being online.  With Year 8 emphasis was more on Digital Footprint.
St Ignatius College, Siggiewi PrimaryMs. Maria AquilinaWe watched two educational videos about online safety, then created mind maps using the Simple Mind app on our tablet and discussed our ideas. We finished the activity with a simple quiz using Brainpop.
St Benedict College, Birzebbugia PrimaryCharmaine ZammitWatching the video and writing of slogans following a class discussion.
St Thomas More College, Marsaxlokk PrimaryRyan GaleaInternet Safety Day activities:
– We started by watching a video clip having real and fake news.
– A discussion was created where students expressed themselves if the clips were real or fake.
– We discussed sources that can be real or fake.
– We have also looked at the lock on the address bar. The teacher has explained that if there is a lock in the address bar it means that the site is safe.
– The students saw a Power Point Presentation and during this presentation, we discussed when to trust people, massages and requests. We looked at fake adverts, chain letters and fake competition.
– We closed the session with a quiz on Quizziz. The teacher created a set of questions related to the lesson. The students answers the questions individually and then we looked at them together in class.
St Gorg Preca College, Floriana PrimaryAudrey ChetcutiClicker the cat is always playing with his tablet/mobile and doesn’t play with his friends. Finally his friends persuade him that its better to play outside and only play for a bit with his tablet every day.
St Gorg Preca College, Floriana PrimaryMs Theresa MuscatChildren watched a video on harmful effects of screentime, and another video on how to pass their time by choosing healthier activities. Children then took part in a quiz on their tablets.
St Gorg Preca College, Floriana PrimaryJolene VellaA story from youtube showing  the Good and the bad things we can do while using the internet.  Its called Chicken Clicking . After we coloured 2 things that are good and 2 things that are bad . The children cut them out and sorted them in two different columns to distinguish them. 
St Benedict College, Gudja PrimaryMary Anne PaceThe class was shown a powerpoint (Safer Internet Poem) featuring a poem about internet safety as an introduction.  Apart from the poem’s message , we went through the pairs of rhyming words.  Then, we went through the powerpoint “Smartie the Penguin”, during which we discussed the problems being encountered by Smarties.  Together, we went through “Smartie the Penguin Handout” in class.  Next, we read the Maltese e-book “Ir-Rigal”.  Once again, we discussed how Mark should tackle the problems he was having.  Then, the class was shown a powerpoint showing posters/slogans in connection with a safer internet!  Finally, the pupils were asked to write a slogan or draw a poster in relation to Internet Safety!
St Theresa College, Lija-Balzan-Iklin PrimaryClaudia Felice Meli The lesson was introduced by asking students about their knowledge about internet safety.
Students watched 2 videos about the dangers of posting photos online.
Students played a quiz using their tablets.
Students were asked to create a poster about internet safety.
They planned it in class using Workspace. 
St Gorg Preca College, Floriana PrimaryMS Shalane MerciecaFirst, we watched a video of the online risks we can find when playing video games and browsing different websites. We watched a video on BrainPop JR, on the learnpad that classified some rules we must follow to be safe online. This was followed with a quiz on the video. Then we played a game that asked different questions about online safety in order to continue each level. Finally, after brainstorming different rules and ideas, the students created a poster with a Slogan, in maltese, to promote online safety, using J2e. They shared it with their class friends.
St Theresa College, St. Venera PrimaryDenise Xuereb MicallefStudents were shown a power point about internet safety.  A story about this topic was also read.  Children were encouraged to do some more research about this subject.  Then, they created a poster using the Workspace app on their OTPC.
St Gorg Preca College, Marsa PrimaryPAMELA PORTANIER MIFSUDStudents discussed the importance of internet safety.  The students watched a video about internet safety (A story presenting important facts about internet safety).  A follow-up powerpoint presentation about internet safety and used their tablets to write slowgans on WorkSpace or design a poster on postermywall.
St Margaret College, Vittoriosa PrimaryMarica Galea – Asst HeadEnclosed please find the activities done at our school Vittoriosa Primary on Safer Internet Day 2021
St Gorg Preca College, Paola Primary BSharon Micallef1.  Discussion Father & Son
2. PPT The Dream
3. Videos (What should you accept? & Think you know UK)
4. Answer Garden
5. Designing a poster (Using the tablet or paper)
St Clare College, Pembroke PrimarySusannah FormosaWe spoke about what the internet is and devices on which we use the internet eg computer, mobile, laptop and tablet. Then I showed the children a video of ‘Red and Murphy’ where Murphy becomes overwhelmed with the amount of devices he is trying to keep up with. After watching the video we discuss what happened and if they every feel like Murphy when they are using a lot of devices. We then meditate and breath just like Red told Murphy to do.
De La Salle CollegeSarah MalliaThe students at De La Salle Junior School were exposed to different features related to internet safety. On Monday 8th we had special assembly (clip attached) and the year 3s for the past two weeks went over some rules (attached), created reliable passwords and did a bookmark related to internet safety. 
St Gorg Preca College, Floriana PrimarySarah CuschieriLearning how to be more mindful when using our devices by switching off and practicing any hobbies/ mindfulness activities. 
St Benedict College, Ghaxaq PrimaryJessica Demicoli1. Introduction to Safer Internet Day – children were introduced to the session via a brief overview of what is Safer Internet Day and why we celebrate it each year. The following points were discussed:
Word Check – children were given a list of words related to Internet and they were asked if they know what they mean
What is Safer Internet Day?
What do you use the internet for?
Who can use the internet?
How do we access the internet?
How would you feel if the internet was turned off?
What is your online identity?
An Internet we trust – we expanded more on the meaning of this year’s theme

2. Internet Safety Tips – children then followed a PowerPoint Presentation with very useful tips to consider while surfing the internet

3. Traditional Tales – Internet Safety Discussion – children then had the opportunity to practise what they learnt in the previous step by discussing different scenarios in which characters from traditional tales (such as Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, Cinderella and the Three Little Pigs) encountered a problem while using the internet. Children were asked what each character should do in such situation.

4. Kahoot quiz about Internet safety – children participated in a short quiz about internet safety using their school tablet

5. Design an internet safety slogan – finally, children designed a slogan about internet safety. Children were presented with 3 slogans and they had to choose one and design a poster for it. The slogans presented were the following:
If you don’t know the sender, it might be a pretender
Prevent a jam, don’t open spam
If they email you asking for cash, be sure to throw it in the trash

6. Children were also given a bookmark with one internet safety tip. Every student had a different safety tip.
St Clare College, San Gwann PrimaryMarouska Azzopardi DucaWe discussed internet safety – how to be safe online, what not to do, why it is important; we watched the video and did the kahoot quiz. Then the kids made posters about online safety we we put on padlet: