Online Safety

The internet is a fantastic place – not only can it help children learn, but it can help them communicate with friends and family too. However, this can lead to a variety of issues, including cyberbulling.

ThinkUKnow

Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) command. Since 2006, it’s been keeping children and young people safe by providing education about sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.

Visit the Thinkuknow for Parents website →

Visit the Thinkuknow for ages 14 plus website →

Visit the Thinkuknow for ages 11 to 13 website →

Visit the Thinkuknow for ages 8 to 10 website →

Visit the Thinkuknow for ages 4 to 7 website →

Child Exploitation & Online Protection Command (CEOP)

The CEOP website is where you can report concerns about any online behaviour or content to the police.

Visit the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) command website →

UK Safer Internet Centre

The UK Safer Internet Centre offers online safety tips, advice and resources to help young people to stay safe online, as well as information for parents and carers to help keep children safe online.

Visit the UK Safer Internet Centre website →

NSPCC Online Safety

The NSPCC Online Safety website offers tips to help keep children safe when they’re using the internet, social networks, apps, games and more.

Visit the NSPCC Online Safety website →

Net Aware, from the NSPCC and o2

Net Aware is a handy online safety guide to social networking and social apps.

Visit the Net Aware website →

National Online Safety Guides

National Online Safety is a provider-focused platform, offering lessons on online safety to schools. They publish guides weekly for parents on keeping children safe online, and key information that parents need to know about popular apps and resources their children may be accessing.

Visit the National Online Safety website →

Childnet

Childnet is an online safety charity, who have produced a parent and carer toolkit which is a collection of resources designed to help you talk to your child about their online life, manage boundaries around internet use, and signpost to further support.

Visit the Childnet website →

Online Safety Booket from The School Bus

TheSchoolBus has published a useful document about online safety for parents.

Download the Online Safety Book from TheSchoolBus →

UK Council for Internet Safety

The UK Council for Internet Safety (UKCIS) (formerly the UK Council for Child Internet Safety) is a collaborative forum through which the whole government, the tech community and third sectors, work together to ensure the UK is the safest place in the world to be online.

The UKCIS is a part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, the Department for Education and the Home Office.

Visit the UK Council for Internet Safety website →