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Helpful advice on how we can work together to keep children safe on the internet.

Safer Internet Day 2020 - #freetobe

Safer Internet Day 2020 explores the theme of online identity and asks - are we #freetobe who we want to be online?

SID TV 2019: Zap and Zoom - A Space Race - film for 3-7 year olds

This is a 360 degree film which includes our animated characters Zap and Zoom, who also feature in our Education Pack for 3-7 year olds. In this film we see Zap and Zoom help young children who are playing a video game at home.

SID TV 2019: Data Detective - film for 7-11 year olds

We've created a Virtual Reality app, Digital Detectives, that allows 7-11 years to explore a virtual house while learning about consent online and the ways in which their information might be shared online.

Digital Parenting - Safer Internet Day 2018 film for parents and carers

This film accompanies the Safer Internet Day education pack for parents and carers created for Safer Internet Day 2018. The film looks at what is important in digital parenting and signposts parents and carers to resources they might find useful.

How I feel online - Safer Internet Day 2018 film for 7-11 year olds

Take a minute - Safer Internet Day 2018 film for 3-7 year olds

Red and Murphy talk about what it feels like when being online becomes too much. They decide it is important to take a minute, switch devices off and talk to a grown up.

Smartie the Penguin learns how to stay safe online!

Safer Internet Day 2016: Red and Murphy talk to Smartie about helping your friends online

Our old friends from Belfast Red and Murphy have joined us again this year for Safer Internet Day 2016 and this time they meet our favourite penguin - Smartie! In this film they talk about how to help friends who are being bullied online and what we can all do to make the internet a kinder place for everyone.

Jessica's Wish - an animation for Safer Internet Day by Jude

Created by 11 year old animator for Safer Internet Day 2016, using the UK Safer Internet Centre's poem 'Jessica's Wish'. Visit for more information about Safer Internet Day.

Safer Internet Day 2016: Molly and Harvey discuss rules on being kind online

Molly and Harvey have a discussions about what their own rules for being kind online. Molly and Harvey are ambassadors for the Diana Award Anti-Bullying Programme and friends of ours. This SID TV film forms part of our Safer Internet Day 2016 campaign.

Jigsaw: for 8 -10 year olds

This is an assembly from CEOPs Thinkuknow education programme that helps children to understand what constitutes personal information. The assembly enables children to understand that they need to be just as protective of their personal information online, as they are in the real world.