Childnet is a great resource for parents and children on online safety.
Think U Know has a wide section for parents and covers topics such as gaming and talking to strangers. You can also search by topic or age range to find information that is relevant for your family.
- Is my child ready for social media?
- Advice on how to block and report
Internet Matters is another useful site to use with advice on cyberbullying, how to talk to your children about internet safety and quick guides to different types of social media such as Instagram and Snapchat. Internet Matters have published new research to support parents in relation to online gaming. Read the report here.
- Insights from Internet Matters tracker survey
- Quiz for parents and their children to test their knowledge around areas such as fake news, disinformation, misinformation, and how to stop it from spreading.
- Epic is a games store and also games-playing platform where children can play games such as Fortnite, Fall Guys and Rocket League. There are a number of parental features available for under 13's including: chatting, in-app purchasing, inappropriate content and more.
- Help children with SEND have positive experiences online
UK Safer Internet Centre provides e-safety tips, advice and resources
NSPCC The Share Aware campaign provides information for parents about online safety
Internet Watch Foundation - A parent guide to online grooming.
Taming Gaming - A guide to help support parents in finding age appropriate games for their children.