We know children are making increasing use internet resources, including games and social media platforms. As teachers and parents, we want to help keep them safe in this digital world.
Please refer to the helpful links below for advice and tips on keeping children safe.
- Internet matters - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
- London Grid for Learning - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
- Net-aware - for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
- Parent info - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
- Thinkuknow - for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
- UK Safer Internet Centre - advice for parents and carers
Are your children using any of these social media apps?
Do you know who they're linked to?
Have you helped them set their privacy levels?
Click the Parentzone logo to understand more about how to do this and for lots more useful parent guides to apps and games.
Parentinfo.org Find out how to spot sponsored content here.
Protect young eyes.com Scan the blogs for the latest tips and advice.
NSPCC Net Aware guide to apps
YouTube is a modern day phenomenon – a video sharing service owned by Google and enjoyed by millions throughout the world every day.
Children and young people love YouTube – so much so that last year, Google launched a special child-friendly version, YouTube Kids, aimed at children under 13.
In a recent survey by Parent Zone, 52% of young people questioned said they would recommend a friend watch YouTube to cheer themselves up if they were feeling down.
Yet among all those cute cat videos, there is challenging and sometimes disturbing content that may be unsuitable for children and young people.