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Useful Links

Click on the links below to access organisations who provide advice for parents/carers:

  • UK Safer Internet Centre

The UK Safer Internet Centre, where you can find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.

www.saferinternet.org.uk

  • Childnet International

Childnet International, a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

www.childnet.com

  • CEOP‘s Thinkuknow

The internet has changed all of our lives, particularly our children’s. For parents and carers this opens up a whole new world of things to be aware of. For many of us, this can all be a bit too much.

You might be struggling to keep up with the things your child is doing online, you might wonder whether what they are doing is safe, and you might also be thinking how can I be as good a parent online as I am offline?

This site aims to make online parenting simple.

Even if the only search engine you use is a pair of binoculars, do not despair. Here you’ll find practical tips and simple guidance.

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

  • Get Safe Online

As parents – or relatives, teachers and other adults responsible to children’s safety – we want our children and those we look after to be healthy and happy … and to develop well both physically and mentally. Above all, it’s also instinctive that we want kids to be safe.

www.getsafeonline.org

  • Knowthenet

Whether you’re a seasoned surfer or a beginner online, Knowthenet has the reliable advice and top tips you’ll need to make the most of the internet.

Whatever your experience, test yourself to see if your online know-how is up to date, or browse our Knowledge Centre for the latest guidelines and insights on cybercrime, online safety, e-commerce and much more.

www.knowthenet.org.uk

  • Internetmatters.org

As parents – or relatives, teachers and other adults responsible to children’s safety – we want our children and those we look after to be healthy and happy … and to develop well both physically and mentally. Above all, it’s also instinctive that we want kids to be safe.

www.internetmatters.org

  • NSPCC

Helpful advice and tools you can use to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online.

www.nspcc.org.uk/onlinesafety

  • NSPCC Net aware

Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today’s digital world

www.net-aware.org.uk

  • Google Safety Centre for Parents

As a parent or guardian, you know what feels right for your family and how your kids learn best. To help your family navigate through new technologies, gadgets and services in an ever-changing online world, it helps to get practical advice. That’s why we continuously talk to safety experts, parents, educators and communities around the world – to keep a pulse on what works. Together, we can help nurture a community of responsible digital citizens.

www.google.co.uk/familysafety

  • The Parent Zone

Parenting in a Digital Age isn’t easy. Figuring out how to keep your children safe online without exposing them to inappropriate risk is not straight forward. Are the people who tell you to lock everything down with parental controls right or will that simply encourage your children to find ways around them? Should you worry about what they post online and track every text and message or is following them on Facebook just like reading their diary?….

www.theparentzone.co.uk

  • BBC Webwise

www.bbc.co.uk/webwise

  • Pan European Game Information

Find out about age ratings on games….

www.pegi.info/en/index/