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Pontnewydd Primary School

Every Child, Every Chance, Every Day




Safer Internet Day (SID) is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.

This year’s theme is An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world and to celebrate SID 2021 the Welsh Government, in partnership with the UK Safer Internet Centre, invites entries from children and young people across Wales to the Tackling Misinformation Digital Storytelling Competition.

The competition aims to encourage children and young people to use their creativity in a visual, written or auditory format to explain what misinformation is, why it might be a problem, how we can recognise it, what we can do to protect ourselves and how to stop its spread.

Who can enter

Any school, education setting or youth setting in Wales. We will accept entries from individuals or groups and they will be judged in the age categories and formats below.


All entries will be accepted and judged in each of the following format and age categories, i.e. in each of the format categories there will be a winner from each age category.

  • Film (video clips or animation)
  • Written (written scripts or stories)
  • Audio (recorded audio clips)
  • Early Years (Nursery and Reception)
  • Primary (Years 1–6)
  • Secondary (Years 7+)

Key dates

  • Monday 7 December 2020
    Competition closing date
  • w/c Monday 18 January 2021
    Finalists informed during this week
  • Tuesday 9 February 2021
    Safer Internet Day 2021 and winners announced at VIP webinar event

How to enter

How To Keep Your Child Safe Online Part 1

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Virtual support from Mrs Cook.

How To Keep Your Child Safe Online Part 2

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Virtual support from Mrs Cook.
Click the link below to access e-safety resources for the children.