Post-Primary Competition

Safer Internet Day Awards - Post-Primary

Inspired by the work being done in schools around Ireland for Safer Internet Day, the SID Awards recognise the range of different events and positive actions taking place to promote internet safety. These awards are designed to celebrate the work done by students, teachers and schools to raise awareness about online safety issues while also promoting healthy and creative uses of technology.


There are fantastic prizes up for grabs including tablets and vouchers, with winners also receiving a certificate in recognition of their efforts!


Open to all schools in Ireland, entering the SID Awards this year is easier than ever! If you got involved in the Safer Internet Day 2023 celebrations, let us know by completing the relevant entry form below!


This competition is now closed.

NEW: Art Competition

This year we are delighted to introduce a brand new category – the Art Competition!


Entries in this category must create a poster inspired by the Safer Internet Day 2023 theme “promoting respect and building empathy online”.


Prize: Winners work will be exhibited in a gallery!!


Categories for Post-Primary:

1st and 2nd Year | Transition Year | 5th and 6th Year


How to submit your entry:

Post your entry to: Webwise / PDST Technology in Education, Innovation House DCU Alpha, Old Finglas Rd, Dublin 11, D11 KXN4.

Include the following information: Name, school, teacher’s contact details, category you are entering, and a brief description of the poster.

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Best Campaign Category

This award recognises the work of students, and young people, who have undertaken multi-faceted Safer Internet Day campaigns. Those who have ran several activities or events, who have addressed a number of topics, or who have ran week long campaigns. These campaigns require an enormous amount of hard work, and commitment, and this dedicated category rewards that.


Note: Campaigns can take the theme of Promoting a safer, better internet or can focus on a specific topic; digital literacy, cyberbullying, online wellbeing, etc.


Prize: Win a tablet device for your school and a SID Awards Certificate!

How to enter

To submit your entry for this category complete the form below outlining information about your campaign, who it was aimed at, who was involved, and the impact that it had.

SID Ambassador Leadership Award

The SID Ambassador Leadership Award recognises the commitment, and leadership, shown by students who have participated in the SID Ambassador Programme and who have led Safer Internet Day campaigns in their schools, clubs and local communities.


Through their positive actions students have embraced the SID Ambassador Programme values of respect, leadership, commitment, inclusion and teamwork, and this award recognises those efforts.

Prize: Win a tablet device and SID Awards Winner Certificate

How to enter

To submit your entry for this category complete the form below outlining information about your campaign, who it was aimed at, who was involved, and the impact that it had.

Talk to someone

Worried about something you have seen online or concerned about your child? Childline and the National Parents Council Primary offer free advice and support service.

Childline is a support service for young people up to the age of 18.There is a 24hr telephone, online and mobile phone texting service.

Get started

The National Parents Council Primary enables and empowers parents to be effective partners in their children’s education.

01 887 4477

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