As part of ‘Safer Internet Day 2016’, Mrs Noreen Kelly's Primary 7 class of 32 children from St Dallan's Primary School, Warrenpoint, entered a film competition for schools, run by C2k, EATV, Capita and the Education Authority, in partnership with the Safeguarding Board for NI and UK Safer Internet Centre, based on the theme ‘Play your part for a better internet!’
The pupils had to plan and create a short film toraise awareness of the importance of keeping safe online.
Having been shortlisted as one of the final top three entries from over 70 schools in Northern Ireland, Noreen and her class travelled to the EA Television Studios in Antrim Board Centre on Tuesday 9th February to take part in the live final, which was broadcast across all schools in Northern Ireland to celebrate ‘Safer Internet Day’.
Judged by a panel of experts from C2k, EATV, UK Safer Internet Centre, NI Anti-Bullying Forum and Safeguarding Board NI, the St Dallan’s film was awarded 1st place and the pupils will now see their film used as a C2k Internet safety resource. The talented P7 film-makers also took home the top prize of a Pro-Book Computer, Laptop and trophy.