Staying safe on-line

Advice for parents

We will provide as much information as we can about e-safety but it isn’t always at the time you need it. If you have concerns about e-safety or an app then we may be able to access particular information on that app. We will explain some of the most common ones via KIT. 

Listed below are where the national guidance points to for support with regard to e-safety. There are many:

Here is an extract from ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, page 106, which may be useful:

Parental support 

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 
Commonsensemedia provide independent reviews, age ratings, & other  information about all types of media for children and their parents 
Government advice about protecting children from specific online harms such as  child sexual abuse, sexting, and cyberbullying 
Government advice about security and privacy settings, blocking unsuitable  content, and parental controls 
Internet Matters provide 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 
Let’s Talk About It provides advice for parents and carers to keep children safe  from online radicalisation 
London Grid for Learning provides support for parents and carers to keep their  children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online 
Lucy Faithfull Foundation StopItNow resource can be used by parents and carers who are concerned about someone’s behaviour, including children who may be  displaying concerning sexual behaviour (not just about online) 
National Crime Agency/CEOP Thinkuknow provides support for parents and  carers to keep their children safe online 
Net-aware provides support for parents and carers from the NSPCC and O2,  including a guide to social networks, apps and games 
Parentzone provides help for parents and carers on how to keep their children  safe online 
Parent info from Parentzone and the National Crime Agency provides support and  guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations 
UK Safer Internet Centre provide tips, advice, guides and other resources to help  keep children safe online

For more about how to keep safe online please visit: