Digital Citizenship Lessons for the UK

Engage learners to think critically, participate responsibly and take ownership of their digital lives.

Build online resilience with our easy-to-use lessons, which include videos, exercises and activities that empower young people with responsible real-world practices as they participate online. Materials are included for parents and carers within every lesson. Browse our digital citizenship resources for primary and secondary learners below.


Two primary school children collaborating on a class assignment using a laptop

Digital Citizenship for Early Years and Primary Learners

Lessons include poems, songs, videos and the "Digital Citizens" characters to teach young learners how to be safe and responsible online.

Group of four secondary school students wearing uniforms and smiling to the camera

Digital Citizenship for Secondary Learners

Lessons include videos and dilemmas that encourage learners to develop habits and practical strategies to be digital citizens in their everyday lives.

Early education teacher with a group of young learners during a digital citizenship class

Digital Citizenship in the UK

The UK has multiple statutory requirements for teachers to teach digital citizenship. Common Sense resources are recommended in the Education for a Connected World framework as essential skills for today's learner.