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Online Safety For Parents

Here you can find information to help to manage your child's digital life and to minimise any risks they might face when they're online. 

Social networks, apps and games at a glance. 

 

This is the best site for parents to find honest information. The Net Aware site is run by the NSPCC supported by O2. It's a great place to look for up to date information about the latest games and social media platforms. There are some excellent tips about staying safe online during lockdown. It provides 'at a glance' information about relevant age restrictions and potential risks to your child. 

 

 

AskAboutGames is a great up-to-date site that answers questions that parents and players might have about video game age ratings, offers advice about how to play games safely and responsibly and gives tips about how families can play enjoyable games together. There's some really useful information about using parental controls to protect your child and some excellent recommendations for games that are suitable for families. 

 

 

Provides advice and support to children and young people, parents and carers, schools and the children's workforce and coordinates Safer Internet Day across UK. Also provides an anonymous and safe place to report and remove child abuse imagery and videos, wherever they are found in the world. 

The Child Exploitation and Online Command. This is where you can report something if you suspect a child is suffering (or at risk) from abuse online. 
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