AGE 9–10Icon UkUk Lesson Plan

Private and Personal Information (UK)

What information about you is OK to share online?

It's in our learners' nature to share and connect with others. But sharing online comes with some risks. How can we help children build strong, positive and safe relationships online? Help your learners understand the difference between what's personal and what's best left private.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the reasons why people share information about themselves online.
  • Explain the difference between private and personal information.
  • Explain why it is risky to share private information online.
Key Vocabulary: hardwired  ·  personal information  ·  private information
something you are born with
personal information:
information about you that cannot be used to identify you, because it is also true for many other people (e.g. your hair colour or the city you live in)
private information:
information about you that can be used to identify you, because it is unique to you (e.g. your full name or your address)
Privacy & Security

Lesson Plan

45 mins.

What You'll Need

Classroom resources

Take-home resources

  • Family Activity
  • Family Tips