From laptops and ipads through to games consoles and mobile phones, children are able to access a wealth of resources online. We know that parents and carers are concerned about protecting their children when they are using the internet, both in school and at home. Below you will find information and advice on how to keep you your child safe online.
CEOP is a law enforcement agency and is here to help keep children and young people safe online.
Make a report to one of CEOP’s Child Protection Advisors
Help your children get the most out of the Internet
- Get Safe Online – advice and guidance about online safety
- Yahoo Safety Tips
- Google Good to Know– includes family safety
- Common Sense Media – American site which reviews websites, games etc with age suitability
- NetLingo– common online acronyms and text speak e.g. LOL, POS
- Parents guide to new technology– Advice about smartphones, gaming devices, tablets and other internet-connected devices
- Parents guide to parental controls How to set up filters on your home internet to help prevent age inappropriate content being accessed on devices in your home.
- Staying safe online: parental controls on broadband PARENTAL control software promises to keep kids safe online, and it’s available free from all the major UK broadband providers.
- Tik Tok Guide
- Snapchat Guide
- WhatsApp Guide
- Ask About Games– advice on computer gaming and parental controls
- Pegi – information about games rating
How to set up Parental Controls to limit age – inappropriate content
How to set up Parental Controls for Privacy controls
- Vodafone digital parenting
- Digital Parenting: a guide to help your family live a better digital life.
- Carphone Warehouse: guide to mobile web safety
- BBC Own It keyboard and app – The Own It app gives you advice when you need, in real-time as you type! Helping you to make smart choices, feel more confident, and live your best life online.