Online Safety

Online Safety

There are lots of great things to do on the Internet from playing games, looking for something for school, listening to music, watching video clips or just looking for cool stuff. But you also need to know how to stay safe online and what to do if you come across something you don't like. On this page you can find websites to help your children stay safe online as well as links to information for parents and carers.

Links for parents & carers

E learning for parents
Covering how they can spot signs of abuse and only takes about 20 minutes. 

 

Online safety information pack
Produced by the NSPCC is extremely easy to read and an essential guide for any parent

 

Young People who have got in trouble online
An excellent guide and easy to read, including a family action plan to help those who could be in need.

 

Think U Know - Parents and Carers
Produced by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP). Their site offers really good advice on keeping your child safe online.

 

Safe Kids Safety and Advice Tools

 

Instagram (Pdf)

 

Tik Tok Parents Guide (Pdf)

 

Links for children

Think U Know for 5 to 7 year olds

5, 6 or 7? This website has been set up just for you, to help you go on the internet in a safe way and know who to talk to if you are worried.

Think U Know for 8 to 10 year olds

Showing you what's good, look at what’s not and show you ways you can get yourself out of bad situations.

CBBC Stay Safe: Advice on Internet Safety

Includes interactive clips from Tracy Beaker, a Newsround Special and Dongle's Guide to be SMART.

Kidsmart

Gives you lots of advice on how to stay safe online. There’s a section for kids under 11 years old and a separate section for those over 11 years old.

Newsround Internet Safety Quiz

Test your knowledge of internet safety with this quiz from CBBC Newsround. There’s also further information if you’re not sure on anything.