Online safety at home

Here are some of the risks that children may face online:

  • Viewing inappropriate content
  • Inappropriate contact by a stranger
  • Cyber-bullying
  • Grooming
  • Peer-on-peer abuse
  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Radicalisation

Guides to keep your children safe online

A Parent's guide to mobile phones

Setting Parental Controls on Android smartphone

Setting Parental Controls on Android tablet

Setting Parental Controls on Apple iphone

Setting Parental Controls on Apple ipad

WhatsApp logoA Parent's guide to WhatsApp
Instagram logoA Parent's guide to Instagram
SnapchatA Parent's guide to Snapchat
TikTok logoA Parent's guide to TikTok
Twitter logoA Parent's guide to Twitter
Facebook logoFacebook Checklist
Nintendo logoTop Tips for Nintendo
Xbox logoTop Tips for Xbox
Fortnite logoA Parent's guide to Fortnite
YouTube logoA Parent's guide to YouTube
Image sharing logoSafe image sharing poster
Cyber logoKeeping children safe from cyber crime
Express logoHelping children to safely express themselves online


Websites to help you keep your children safe online

NSPCC - Linking directly to the online safety information from the NSPCC

Think You Know - The National Crime Agency's CEOP Education team aim to help protect children and young people from online child sexual abuse.

Internet Matters - Helping parents keep their children safe online

CEOP - The CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection) reporting site

ChildNet - Helping make the internet a great and safe place for children and young people

Common Sense Media - a source of entertainment and technology recommendations for families.

IMBD - the world's most popular and authoritative source for film and tv ratings with parent's guide on content.