Being Jess

Jess gets bullied about her packed lunch and her second hand clothes.

Literally no-one wants to hang out with her.

School is tough and lonely and her mum just doesn't get it!!

But online it's different...

Online, she meets Ashley.

Being Jess is a new, accessible digital project for young people aged 9+ about online safety and identity,

made with and for young people

Video

coming soon

So... what do you think?

Should Jess stay away, or meet up with Ashley?

Here's some very useful advice about the social media and how to stay safe on SnapChat, Instagram, etc… please have a look:

 

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/teachers-and-school-staff/teaching-resources/social-media-checklists

If you are worried about yourself or another young person, you can get help here (there is an email address, phone number, SignVideo and online options):

 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/reporting-abuse/report/

 

If you need to talk to a professional adult you can contact Childline (they have different contact options including sign video, email and online chat)

https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/contacting-childline/#BSL-counselling

Send us your work! Email it to macsarcadian@gmail.com, or if the file is too big to attach to an email, use www.wetransfer.com.

Always ask an adult's permission and to help you send a file.


 

This digital project has been funded by Mac's Arcadian, Arts Council England,

and made with support from Wiltshire Creative, The Unicorn Theatre

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If you have used and enjoyed his free project, please consider a donation to The Black Curriculum,

a social enterprise we feel is doing vital work in education right now.

You can find out more about them and donate here;

www.theblackcurriculum.com

© 2016 Esther McAuley. Proudly created with Wix.com

Mac's Arcadian Ltd. 10651867

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