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Online Safety

With the digital world changing all the time, how can you make sure your children are safe online?  Keeping up-to-date with the latest games, websites and apps will help you.  Please take a look at the following websites for further advice:


- Advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
Searching the Internet and Child Safety Guide

Support guides for parents with online safety advice including talking to your child about online safety, online wellbeing and setting parent controls. Also see NSPCC online safety tips

- Conversation starters about staying safe online

- Advice about staying safe online

- Helping parents keep their children safe online

- Support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online

- Keeping Children Safe with LGfL DigiSafe

Advice on a selection of popular games and apps. Information about parental controls and signing up to receive updates



CEOP  (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command) -  If a child is worried about online abuse of any nature or the way someone has been communicating with them online, they can make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors.  The website has a link to Childline to talk anonymously online or on the phone about bullying as well as links to a range of information for children to keep themselves or any child they know safe from online exploitation.  


Setting Parental Controls 

For guidance on how to set parental controls on the internet please see links below:

Sky BT   Virgin        TalkTalk

- Set screen time limits and age appropriate content