Online Safety


All children enjoy using the internet, and it can be a fantastic learning tool for everyone – if used safely.

The following websites have some excellent advice and resources for Parents to improve their online safety at home:

Childnet have a wealth of tools and advice on setting parental controls and talking to your children about staying safe online.


National Online Safety have a collection of excellent guides to social media sites and other areas as well as a new mobile app to help you find the information you need.  They publish a new guide each Wednesday on social media channels.

Here are a selection of their guides:

Setting up new devices for children

Understanding the risks of games consoles

Tips on keeping safe on Minecraft

Online predators – what is Catfishing?

Understanding why Social Media is addictive – Persuasive Design

Educational games and apps for Early Years

Amazon Alexa guide