Top Tips for Parents:
Parent Guides to help your child stay safe online
Please take time to look through some helpful guides we have found that could help you to keep your children stay safe online:
Shopper's Checklist for Gaming Devices
Shopper's Checklist for Smartphones
Shopper's Checklist for Internet-Enabled devices
Family Agreement for Safe and Responsible Internet Use
Guide to Internet Safety, Learning disabilities and Autism
Supporting your child to be happy and healthy online
Social Media and Mental Health
What you need to know about Live Streaming
7 Questions about Online Safety
What you need to know about Screen Addictions
A Parent's Guide to:
Some Useful Websites:
NSPCC and O2
A variety of different resources on different aspects of online safety and tips and hints for very popular children's websites. (0808 800 5002)
Run by the National Crime Agency it has a number of different reporting options if you are concerned about your child's safety online. The 'Think You Know' website they run has a number of videos showing you the best ways to keep your child safe online, it also has age appropriate pages for you child to use to learn about staying safe online.
Provides reviews and age related recommendations of the latest apps and games available online for everyone. These are safe forms of media that you could direct your children to.
UK Safer Internet Centre
Run by an organisation that is dedicated to creating a safer internet for everyone. It has a number of useful resources for parents and carers looking to keep their children safe online along with a helpline and advice centre where you can ask specific questions about internet safety.
Supporting parents and carers with advice and resources on bullying, in particular, cyberbullying.
Providing support and advice about how to keep children safe on their phones.
parentzone.org.ukwww.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/pokemon-go-parents-guide - Pokemon go guidance
support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl - cookies
www.childnet.com/resources/online-reputation-checklist - online checklist to see your digital footprint