E Safety

 

ThinkUKnow Website with information for students, parents/carers and teachers.

Common Sense Media parent-friendly reviews of films, apps and games.

Report an eSafety concern to CEOP

Safer Internet Day 2017

All you need to know about the global initiative that encourages safe internet use.

cybercrime

How parents can teach their children to look after their personal information online.

online safety

There’s a lot of advice out there but here's what every parent needs to know about online safety.

 

child looking at tablet

How the communications regulator tackles harmful or inappropriate material.

 

social media

Top tips on how to help your child make their online presence work for them.

Kik messenger

What adults need to know about the app their children love using.

Boy on tablet

How to keep your family safe when viewing video on demand and films online and on mobile devices.

Internet troll

Sadly, once your child explores the online world, they may find a troll waiting for them. Here's how to help them cope.

Family digital

Parents sometimes end up paying unexpectedly large phone bills and don’t know why. PhonepayPlus, the premium rate services regulator, explains what to look out for when giving your child a mobile device…

 

Help! My child's phone has been stolen

Boys on mobile phones

How to help them cope and how to prevent it from happening again.

Would your child rather eat sweets than spaghetti bolognese? Do they assiduously avoid the broccoli on their plate? Would they rather run a five-mile marathon than entertain the idea of eating a courgette? We look into picky eating and how to help your child be more adventurous with food.

victim support

Children and young people can experience significant levels of crime and victimisation. Here's how as a parent or carer you can help your child be safer.

online bullying Jedidja PD

Practical advice for parents of children who are being bullied or who are bullying someone else.

mindfulness in schools

Schools are increasingly turning to mindfulness as a way of helping pupils relax, concentrate, and avoid distractions. But what is it - and will it help?

healthy eating

Helping your child eat well and learn about healthy food is a crucial part of parenting, but sometimes it’s tricky to figure out what (and how much) they should eat. Consultant dietitian Lucy Jones offers her top tips.

 

YouTube

YouTube's SafetyMode allows parents to restrict the content their children see. Here's our quick'n'dirty guide to setting it up.

Filtering

Google is often the first port of call for homework and curiosity of all kinds. Here's how to guard against adult content appearing in your children's Google searches.

 

Families money and finances

Some practical advice on how those raising a family on a low income can seek assistance. 

 

Children outdoors

With the summer holidays just around the corner, we've gathered some of the most exciting apps we’ve found to get kids outdoors and enjoy what nature has to offer.

Sharenting

Parent Info examines the very modern phenomenon of social media ‘sharenting’.

Going online

A lot of sites and apps specify that users must be aged over 13. Why 13? Vicki Shotbolt explains and offers a guide to the age limits for various popular online activities.

 
underwear rule nspcc

The NSPCC explains how a simple conversation will help to keep your child safe from sexual abuse

 

Ways the internet can be good for children and internet safety

We hear a lot about the negative effects on children of using the internet - but it can also be a positive thing...