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Safer Internet Day 2018

SID 2018

In partnership with Warwickshire Police, to mark Safer Internet Day 2018 (Tuesday 6th February), we are running an written piece competition based on the two main themes of International Safer Internet Day:

  • Respect Online
  • #BeCyberKind

Details on how to apply can be found here.

You can also click below for the:
Information Pack
Poster
Entry Form

SID 2018 - Splash logo

What You Need To Do

Write a creative piece – maybe a poem, a song or rap, or a short story piece – based on either, or both, of the themes outlined above.

Your entry should encourage other young people to be safe on the internet – whether they’re using their phone, a gaming system or a computer. So can you tell us what children and young people should think about, or what they should know, to be safer online?

Your entry must be up to (but no more than) 200 words and must be your own
work. You will need to write or type your entry on a sheet of A4 paper (unless you’re
entering online). Please write clearly. Remember to put your name, age, address and school on the back of your entry, so we know it is yours.

Prizes

If your piece of creative writing is picked as one of three top entries in your age category, you’ll win:

  • 1st prize – £100 voucher / 2nd prize – £50 voucher / 3rd prize – £25 voucher
  • A special behind-the-scenes police experience
  • A tour of the Wasps RFC ground at the Ricoh Arena.
  • Winning entries will also be published on our websites (including Twitter and Facebook).

The Important Bits

Your entry must be up to, but no more than, 200 words. You will need to write or type your entry on to a sheet of A4 paper (unless you’re entering online). If you’re writing it by hand, please write clearly. More details on How To Apply and the Information Pack can be found by clicking on the links.

Remember to put your name, age, address and school on the back of your entry, so we
know it is yours. Entry forms can be downloaded Entry Form.

Your entry should be posted (together with the completed permission form) to:
Jo-An Golding,
Warwickshire Safer Internet Day 2018 Competition,
Warwickshire Police,
PO Box 4,
Leek Wootton,
CV35 7QB

Or you can email it to SID2018@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk

If you need more information about this competition, phone the Cyber Crime Team at
Warwickshire County Council on 01926 412261, or Jo-An Golding at Warwickshire Police on 01926 415141.

All entries MUST be received by 5pm on Wednesday 28 February 2018.

Winners will be announced on Wednesday 21 March 2018.

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