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Online Safeguarding

Online Safety information for parents and carers


Below are resources that parents and carers can look at to ensure that children are safer online. These resources highlight some of the latest app and site that children use, and have helpful information about privacy and safety settings. Remember, it is difficult to ensure that children are kept safe online, if those responsible for their safety don’t understand the potential risks. If you have concerns about online grooming or exploitation, report to CEOP immediately: 



Think U Know:

The Child exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) have a website which is suitable for children aged 5-15 and has a section just for parents/carers with advice and information



NSPCC: and

The NSPCC have produced resources for parents, including Net Aware, a tool which reviews some of the most popular apps. The website covers excellent advice for parents about issues such as online rooming, “sexting” and cyberbullying.

 They also provide a helpline for parents over the phone: 0808 8005002





The childline website has a wide range of information and advice on both online and offline safety. There is information about online gaming, grooming, and the Zipit App which helps children feel empowered when confronted with inappropriate chat online. They also provide a helpline for children to get advice over the phone: 0800 1111



UK Safer Internet Centre:

UK Safer Internet Centre provides a wide variety of advice and guidance to help you discuss online safety with your children. There are useful checklists for privacy settings on social networks and suggestions to consider before buying devices for your children




Childnet has resources, including videos and storybooks, to help you discuss onlinesafety with your children. It includes advices on setting up parental controls, cyberbullying and setting up a family agreement for safer internet use



Parent Info:

Parent Info provides information to parents and carers about a wide range of subject matter, from difficult topics about sex, relationships and the internet or body image and peer pressure to broader parenting topics such as “how much sleep do teenager’s needs?”


BBC Stay Safe:

This is the BBC’s ‘ultimate internet survival guide’ designed for children. It contains tips and trick they’ll need to stay safe online, beat the cyberbullies and be a ‘super-surfer’



National Online Safety


A free online safety guide.  Lockdown has sent children’s screen time soaring again. And making sure that young people stay safe online can be tough when there are new apps, games and sites every day. To help, NOS (National Online Safety) launched an app. Packed with hundreds of insightful guides, it’ll keep you informed about the latest online crazes – and hazards.


There’s also a free online safety parents’ course, compiled by experts and presented by online safety ambassador Myleene Klass.


The National Online Safety app is available to download now from Google Play and the App Store. 


In the guide, you'll find help to keep you up to date with the latest apps and games and get online safety advice instantly.