history since humans started living together in communities,
they have agreed rules to live by. Such rules describe the kind
that helps every member to live peacefully and prosperously with
There must also be rules about what to do with people
who refuse to behave in a way that does not respect the rights
The Net Rules! looks at the historical context of
crime and punishment, focusing on the Victorian era in the UK.
We also look at good citizenship and ways that children can have
a say in what goes on in their communities.
Finally we look at what kinds of behaviour are needed
on the internet and what rules children need to follow to stay
safe from those who do not keep to those standards of behaviour.
The Net Rules! is part of Kids
on the Net, a website facilitating children's writing.
It was produced with sponsorship from Experian, whose international
headquarters are in Nottingham; and with
advice from the National Centre for Citizenship and the Law (NCCL)
at the Galleries of Justice, Nottingham.
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