NSW Department of Education
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Primary cyberbullying and digital citizenship lesson plans

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Key message

Primary lesson plans designed to build a range of skills, knowledge and behaviours in students that will help to keep them safe online.

Visit the Office of the eSafety Commissioner's website for cyberbullying and digital citizenship lesson plans for primary classes.

Curriculum and syllabus links


  • PD2-2 Explains and uses strategies to develop resilience and to make them feel comfortable and safe
  • PD2-3 Explains how empathy, inclusion and respect can positively influence relationships
  • PD2-9 Demonstrates self-management skills to respond to their own and others' actions
  • PD2-10 Demonstrates a range of interpersonal skills that build and enhance relationships and promote inclusion in various situations


  • PD3-2 Investigates information, community resources and strategies to demonstrate resilience and seek help for themselves and others
  • PD3-3 Evaluates the impact of empathy, inclusion and respect on themselves and others
  • PD3-9 Applies and adapts self-management skills to respond to personal and group situations
  • PD3-10 Selects and uses interpersonal skills to interact respectfully with others to promote inclusion and build connections

Health and Physical Education S2

  • ACPPS035 Describe and apply strategies that can be used in situations that make them feel uncomfortable or unsafe
  • ACPPS036 Identify and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing
  • ACPPS037 Describe how respect, empathy and valuing diversity can positively influence relationships
  • ACPPS038 Investigate how emotional responses vary in depth and strength

Health and Physical Education S3

  • ACPPS053 Investigate community resources and ways to seek help about health, safety and wellbeing
  • ACPPS054 Plan and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing
  • ACPPS055 Practise skills to establish and manage relationships
  • ACPPS056 Examine the influence of emotional responses on behaviour and relationships
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