SID Awards: Secondary

SID Awards

Safer Internet Day Awards
(Secondary School)

Inspired by some of the work being done in schools around Ireland on internet safety We are running a great competition for Secondary Schools who participate in Safer Internet Day 2019. Choose from three competition categories; Best Picture, Best Posters or best use of technology. Winners will receive tickets to an exclusive secret gig in Dublin. Last year winners were treated to a gig by X Factor Stars Sean and Conor Price!

Closing date for entries 5m, Tuesday, 5th March 2019

Picture Competition

With the amazing photos we have seen on social media, we have decided to open up a picture category in the SID Awards for Secondary Schools.

All you have to do to enter is tag us on social media or use the hashtag #BeInCtrl to enter. You can also email us your photo to:

The Arts Awards


Poster Competition

Show your support for Safer Internet Day by drawing, sketching or painting! Posters can be on any subject/topic to do with internet safety. Why not get started by ordering our #Up2Us Poster-making Kit!

Webwise Ireland Event - Facebook, Dublin. Photography by Ruth Medjber

Writing Competition

Have you got something to say about internet safety? Why not run an essay competition in your school. Write an essay or even a poem on any internet safety topic of theme that is important to you.

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Music Competition

Music is a great way to bring a whole classroom together and celebrate Safer Internet Day in your own unique way. Perform an internet safety rap or get some inspiration from our own songs!

The Campaign Awards

Webwise Ireland Event - Facebook, Dublin. Photography by Ruth Medjber

Best Overall Campaign

This category will look at the best overall campaign ran by a school, club or youth organisation. Whether it is hosting a Safer Internet Day event in your school, running a positivity campaign or simply tackling an internet safety issue in your school, we want to reward the best campaign! Campaigns can be class lead, by individual students or a whole school campaign.

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Most Effect Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign

This category will award the school, club or youth organisation who ran the most effective anti-cyberbullying campaign. The winning campaign will be inclusive of all students and show a whole school approach to anti-cyberbullying and create a positive school environment. Take a look at our #Up2Us resource and poster making kit or our Safer Internet Day page for more inspiration.

The Techwise Award

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Best Social Media Campaign

Social media is a great way to promote messages and campaigns. Create a unique hashtag, a website of social media campaign for Safer Internet Day.


Best Use of Technology

This is a great way to showcase what you have done with technology to celebrate Safer Internet Day. Did you create a radio show or podcast? Enter now.

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Video Competition

Calling all budding directors and filmmakers! Create your own short film, record a Safer Internet Day message, film a drama or play, or create an explainer video.

Safer Internet Day Leadership Award

This competition is for Safer Internet Day Ambassadors. This award will go to the SID Ambassador that showed passion and commitment to their internet safety campaign, and who showed exceptional leadership in their school whilst organising their event.

Safer Internet Day Ambassadors

Previous Winners

2016 SID Winners

We are delighted to announce the SID Competition Winners 2016. The Grand Prizes winners of the Safer Internet…

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