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:
A Parent’s Guide to Facebook
How to set up Facebook Privacy Controls
How to set up Parental Controls on the Xbox 360 (Microsoft)
How to set up Google Safe Search
How to set up YouTube Safety Mode
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)
Report It Poster
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.