As a parent or carer you play a key role in helping your child to stay safe online. The following sites provide lots of helpful information and advice.
National Online Safety have a number of 'What Parents Need to Know' links.
O2/NSPCC - Keeping Kids Safe Online
Today children and young people tend to know more about mobiles, the internet and social media than adults. O2 and the NSPCC have written a guide to help adults understand what young people really do on their mobiles and the internet; and to help parents talk to their children openly about the risks, so they know how to protect themselves. This also provides a link to Net Aware, your guide to the latest social networks, apps and games your kids use.
Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.
The internet is a fabulous place for kids to learn and play, but it can feel daunting for parents too.
Experts at Virgin Media have launched handy tools to help parents of web-ready kids stay ahead of the curve.
Vodafone have an informative site which will help you, to help your child, manage their digital world. They also produce a regular magazine, the latest copy is available to view here.
People with a learning disability are especially at risk of being hurt online. The Mencap SafeSurfing project teaches people with a learning disability to use the internet in a safe way.
Support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online.
LGfL DigiSafe offers specialist support for the current situation regarding safe remote learning for pupils.
Advice and resources to support you as you support your child to use the internet safely, responsibility and positively.