School councillors tackled how to use chat rooms safely.

Nine primary schools from the Maldon area sent pupils to a conference at Maldon Town Hall to learn about e-safety.

Year Nine pupils from Plume School helped run drama workshops, along with a police community support officer, and Maldon District Council chairman David Williams opened the event.

The 66 primary school pupils who took part were from Great Totham, All Saints in Maldon, Maldon Primary, Maldon Court Primary, St Francis in Maldon, Heybridge, Tollesbury , Wentworth in Maldon and Woodham Walter.