Online Safety

Keeping your children safe online

The below link includes advice for Parents/Carers on online safety, for example protecting children when they use online games, instructions on how to make internet connected toys and devices safe for your child, setting parental controls and a guide to the latest social apps, networks and games.

NSPCC - Keeping your children safe online

You can get free support on the phone by calling the NSPCC Online Safety Helpline for parents on 0808 800 5002

The following websites also have support and advice for parents, families and children:

To access home activity packs from "Thinkuknow" (the online safety education programme from the National Crime Agency):

Report harmful content

Report online abuse

Information about social networks, apps and games

Advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online

Support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online:

Safer Internet - Advice for parents and carers

Internet Matters - Helping parents keep their children safe online

Parent Information

LGfL DigiSafe - London Grid for Learning

Advice for Parents/Carers working from home or supporting children with home learning

Information on video conferencing technology for children

If you are a professional you can access further support from the UK Safer Internet Centre Online Safety Helpline: Professional Helpline

This website has lots of fun activities from which children can gain vital information on staying safe.
Child exploitation & Online Protection - to build knowledge of how to stay safe online

Online Safety Advice for 0-5 Year Olds

Online Safety Advice for 6-10 Year Olds