These are the objectives that will be covered in KS2 for Online Relationships. Lots of these objectives will be covered more than once over the year. Each year group will build on the knowledge gained in the previous year group.
I can describe strategies for safe and fun experiences in a range of online social environments (e.g. livestreaming, gaming platforms)
I can give examples of how to be respectful to others online and describe how to recognise healthy and unhealthy online behaviours.
I can explain how content shared online may feel unimportant to one person but may be important to other people’s thoughts feelings and beliefs.
- I can give examples of technology-specific forms of communication (e.g. emojis, memes and GIFs).
- I can explain that there are some people I communicate with online who may want to do me or my friends harm. I can recognise that this is not my / our fault.
- I can describe some of the ways people may be involved in online communities and describe how they might collaborate constructively with others and make positive contributions. (e.g. gaming communities or social media groups).
- I can explain how someone can get help if they are having problems and identify when to tell a trusted adult.
- I can demonstrate how to support others (including those who are having difficulties) online.
- I can explain how sharing something online may have an impact either positively or negatively.
- I can describe how to be kind and show respect for others online including the importance of respecting boundaries regarding what is shared about them online and how to support them if others do not.
- I can describe how things shared privately online can have unintended consequences for others. e.g. screen-grabs.
- I can explain that taking or sharing inappropriate images of someone (e.g. embarrassing images), even if they say it is okay, may have an impact for the sharer and others; and who can help if someone is worried about this.