Staying safe online

3. Information for parents and carers

E-safety skills are skills for life. If your child understands the risks and can make sensible and informed choices online, they can get the most from the Internet and stay safe while doing so.

Online advice

  • Think U Know
    Help for you to keep up with new technologies and has advice on how to talk to children about online safety and setting parental controls on gadgets that link to the Internet.
  • Childnet
    Information for parents about parental controls, gaming, apps, sexting, cyberbullying, online grooming and a lot of other topics.
  • Parents Protect!
    Information on keeping children safe from online sexual exploitation and grooming and has advice on how to deal with sexting.
  • Get safe online has checklists to keep your kids safe online for each age group.

Does your child have a special educational need or learning disability?

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