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Online Safety

Online safety is even more important today than ever. Below are a series of links that will help you keep your child safe online. Please make sure you have set age-appropriate parental controls on all devices your child has access to. Also, use internet filters to block malicious websites.



Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online



Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations



Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support



Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world



London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online



Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games



Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation



UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services provides e-learning safeguarding information for parents. provides help and advice for families in a digital world