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Information for pupils

What is Send me a pic?

The Send me a pic? resource consists of three lessons which aim to increase pupil’s understanding about sharing images and videos online.

What is the research trying to find out?

The aim of the research study is to explore how Send me a pic? is delivered in different schools. We are trying to find out what works well and what could be improved.

Who is conducting the study?

The National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) will be carrying out the pilot evaluation of Send me a pic? NatCen are an independent research agency. We talk to people and find out about their every-day lives. We do this for lots of different organisations like the government or other charities.

What will I have to do?

You will need to continue to go to your lessons as normal and complete your homework.

As part of this study, you will be asked to complete a questionnaire before and after the programme. The questionnaires will be collected and processed by NatCen. We will not tell anyone what your answers are.

You may also see a NatCen researcher sitting in your classroom and speaking with your teacher about the research.

What will happen to the information researchers collect?

We will be writing our findings into a report. This will not include your name, or any personal details about you.  We will also not use the name of your school or teachers.

Do my parents or carers know?

Yes, we have also written to your parents/carers to tell them about the study and to ask for their permission for you to take part in the study. 

Where can I find out more information?

If you have any questions about the pilot evaluation of Send me a pic?, please contact the NatCen team at: or by calling our freephone number: 0808 168 2791

You can also find out more about the evaluation of Send me a pic? by visiting