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CLIP 9450

Addicted to gaming

Addicted to gaming
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Key Info
  • Addicted to gaming
  • Duration: 02:35
  • Kieran plays computer games every day after school. At first so do his mates, but they get bored and leave him alone. He spends more and more time playing games - trying to reach the top of the leader board. Being able to play against other people online only makes things worse. It gets so bad his parents have to find him a clinic that helps children with addiction. Based on a true story, actors are used to protect the real Kieran's identity.
  • Subject:

    PSHE

       Topic:

    Keeping Safe

  • Keywords: safety online, computers, gaming, addiction, games, clinic, true stories, ICT
Ideas for use in class
  • Use for teaching e-safety across the curriculum. Highlight the dangers of too much gaming. Use to help children develop safe and responsible behaviour and use technology responsibly.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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