We are delighted to have received hundreds of entries for our SID2017 competition, supporting the Safer Internet Day 2017 theme of Be the Change: Unite for a Better Internet.
In the last few hours leading up to Safer Interned Day 2017, we had a flurry of entries for the acronym competition - aimed at encouraging students to come up with their own e-safety slogan.
The competition generated some great responses - it certainly made judging a challenge. We are now delighted to announce the winners.
Best Primary School CHANGE acronym
Connect Happily And Never Get E-angry! - Llanilltud Faerdref Primary school
"The pupils really enjoyed the activity and very quickly came up with lots of great ideas. It was a fun way of introducing many of the themes and ideas we looked at in more detail during 'Safer Internet Day.'"
Best Primary School UNITE acronym
Unite: Never Interact To Embarrass - Reid Street Primary
Best Secondary School CHANGE acronym
Cyberbullying Has Achieved Nothing: Get Educated - St Pius, Magherafelt
“Here in St. Pius X College, we strive to ensure pupils and the wider college community are, e-savvy. The SID 17 competition this year was, brilliant, engaging, thought provoking and most importantly fun! We are very proud of our winning entrant. Her acronym is clever and makes a point about the futility of Cyberbullying. A large number of our pupils were, self-motivated into getting actively involved this for us, endorsed the competitions relevancy. Overall participants were provided with a wonderful opportunity to develop their, 21st century thinking skills, problem solving and creativity. Thank you”.
Best Secondary School UNITE acronym
Unfriend Negative Influences: Try Engaging - Warminster School
"Many of our pupils really enjoyed taking part in the competition and it made them think really carefully about the key aspects of being safe online. We had entrants from Year 7 up to the Upper Sixth so the competition was a great way to get pupils across the school reflecting on how to safeguard themselves online. Thank you for making this opportunity available to our pupils."
Best SEN School CHANGE acronym
Cyberbullying Happens Anytime: New laws Giving hope to Everyone - Chesnut Lodge
Best SEN School UNITE acronym
Unsure; Not knowing; In danger; Tell someone. Everyone Unite - Chesnut Lodge
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Thank you to everyone for getting involved in the competition. There were some fantastic entries and we would like to congratulate all the pupils, teachers and indeed parents who got involved. Well Done!