We hope that the information and links on this page will help parents keep their children safe online.
The following websites are useful for further guidance and support:
BBC Own It - advice for children on online safety.
Childnet International - for primary children.
Childnet International - for teachers and professionals.
Facebook Safety Centre - guides to Facebook settings.
Internet Matters - a guide to help you through the many issues children can experience when using the internet.
Internet Watch Foundation - the UK Hotline for reporting criminal online content.
NSPCC Share Aware - straightforward, step by step advice to help parents teach children how to make the right decisions online.
O2/NSPCC Online Safety - top tips for managing your child's online safety.
Report Online Terrorist Material (gov.uk) - report illegal terrorist information, pictures or videos you’ve found on the internet. Your report will be treated anonymously.
ThinkUKnow - learning resource for children.
UK Safer Internet Centre: Parental Controls - how to set up parental controls offered by your home ISP.
These documents are all in pdf format, and are here for you to read/download:
How to set up Parental Controls on the Xbox 360 (Microsoft)
Inspecting E-Safety in Schools (Ofsted)
Keeping up with Children on the Internet (Childnet International)
Online Gaming: An Introduction for Parents and Carers (Childnet International)
Parents' e-safety tips for children under 5.
Parents' e-safety tips for children from 6 to 10 years.
Parents' e-safety tips for children from 11 to 13 years.