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Online Safety

The online world is ever-changing, making it a challenge to keep up to speed with what your son/daughter is doing.  Below are some useful websites that provide a whole host of ways to keep your child safe online.

Has someone done something online that has made you or a child or young person you know feel worried or unsafe? Click the graphic left to make a report to one of CEOP's experienced Child Protection Advisors.

ThinkUKnow is a free, evidence-based cyber safety program that provides accessible cyber safety education to parents, carers and teachers.

Childline is a free 24 hour counselling service for children and young people up to 18 in the UK, provided by the NSPCC.

Childnet -a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.
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Advice for parents and carers on cyberbullying.  This advice is for parents and carers about cyberbullying.  It provides advice and information about how they can protect their child from cyberbullying and how to tackle it if it happens.

support for parents and carers to keep children safe online, which outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to find support and advice
guidance on staying safe online which includes information on security and privacy settings
Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games
Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services

Understanding Screen Addiction and Responsible Digital Use

The Parents’ Guide to Teaching your Teen Online Safety