Phishing on the internet

This week year 5 have been discussing ‘Phishing’ and how important it is to be safe when using the internet.

Phishing is when companies try to obtain personal information from individuals by methods that are not genuine. The children were asked to look at lots of scenarios where personal information such as: bank details, passwords and addresses had been asked for and had to use their initiative to work out whether the websites involved were genuine. They are extremely knowledgable on the subject and demonstrated a real maturity in discussing their views.

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