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Safer Internet Day 2019

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Calling all creative writing geniuses in Warwickshire, aged from 6 to 17 years old!

In partnership with Warwickshire Police, to mark Safer Internet Day 2019 (Tuesday 5th February), we are re-running our written piece competition, focusing on sharing respect online and #BeCyberKind

What To Do

We want young people across Warwickshire to write a creative piece – whether a poem, song, rap, or a short story piece – based on respect and being kind online.

  • Entries must be no longer than 200 words each, and must be your own work.
  • There are three age categories: 6 to 8, 9 to 11 and 12+.
  • The competition opens on Safer Internet Day 2019 (Tuesday 5 February).
  • All entries must be received by 5pm on Thursday 28 February 2019.

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.


Download the Information Pack and details on How to Apply by clicking on the links.

Your entry should be posted (together with a completed consent form) to:

Jo-An Golding,
Warwickshire Safer Internet Day 2019 Competition,
Warwickshire Police,
PO Box 4, Leek Wootton,
CV35 7QB

Or email it to

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 Thursday 28 February 2019. Winners will be announced on Wednesday 20 March 2019.

Last Year’s Winners

In 2018, the top 3 entries in 3 age-based categories were decided by our judges (including PCC Philip Seccombe, Warwickshire’s Young Poet Laureate, and representatives from Warwickshire Police and Warwickshire County Council):

1st Place (6-8 Years Old) = A Boy Called Joe, by Emma aged 7

6 - 8 1st Place

2nd place (6-8 Years Old) = The True Story of the Little Unicorn, by Sofia, aged 6
3rd place (6-8 Years Old) = The Internet Safety Rap, by Thomas, aged 7

1st Place (9-11 Years Old) = Danger, by Nataniel, aged 10

Danger by Nataniel

2nd place (9-11 Years Old) = The 10 Steps To Staying Safe Online Rhyme, by Amaanya, aged 11
3rd place (9-11 Years Old) = My Mate Fred, by William, aged 10

1st Place (12+ Years Old) = The Untold Truth, by Amy, aged 13

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2nd place (6-8 Years Old) = Cyber Bullying, by Joel, aged 12
3rd place (6-8 Years Old) = The Internet, by Gabrielle, aged 12


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