Things you can do at home
It is really important to chat with your children on an ongoing basis about staying safe online
The following links contain advice for starting the conversation with your child about staying safe online.
NSPCC Net Aware:
To help keep children safe online, the NSPCC has developed ‘Net Aware’, a guide to the most popular social networks, apps or games that children use. It provides information about age ratings, how to use the safety settings and how likely it is that a child could find inappropriate content. ‘Net Aware’ can be found online at https://www.net-aware.org.uk/ or via the free NSPCC Net Aware App.
UK Safer Internet Centre:
Alternatively the following sites offer a range of advice and resources:
O2 NSPCC online safety helpline:
The O2 NSPCC Online safety helpline is able to provide tailored advice about keeping children safe online and can help if you need support setting up parental controls, adjusting privacy settings, advice on social networks. Call free on 0808 800 5002.