In order to educate and keep your children safe online, please explore the following links to national guidance on online safety. You will find helpful information to inform and support your understanding of the technological experiences of your child's generation.
CEOP - Child Exploitation and Online Protection
Protecting your child from abuse online:
CEOP - Reporting Abuse
Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating online? Are you worried this is happening to someone you know? CEOP is here to help; you can make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors who will try to help you safely and securely.
All the information you need to keep your child safe online:
Common Sense Media
Reviews for what your kids are into (before they get into it). Trusted ratings created with families in mind.
Internet Matters is the main portal in the UK with a huge amount of information for parents and carers to help keep children and young people safe online. On this site you will find advice according to age, advice to help with settings on the devices your children use, and much more.
IWF - Reporting Child Sexual Abuse Images/ Videos
If you stumble across child sexual abuse online, report it to the Internet Watch Foundation. Seeing images and videos of child sexual abuse online is upsetting, but if you stumble across it, report it.
NSPCC - Childline
Operated by the NSPCC, Childline is the main helpline for children and young people to get help, advice, and support on a huge range of matters including bullying, abuse, and so much more. Children can contact using a freephone number (0800 11 11), email or online chat with a 1-2-1 counsellor
NSPCC - Net Aware
Guides to social networks that your child may be using:
NSPCC - Share Aware
Help your child stay safe on social networks, apps and games:
Useful Guide for Grandparents
Handy tips for Grandparents to keep your child safe online: