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Safety online

It’s not always easy to know what’s safe online and what’s not. Childline offers advice that can help you to keep safe and to know what to do when things go wrong.

It can be hard to know how to talk to your child about online safety. From setting up parental controls to advice on sexting, online games and video apps, we can help you to understand the risks and keep your child safe. Sexting and sending nudes. NSCPCC offers advice for parents on online safety.

Think U Know offers simple 15 minute activities you can do with your family to support their online safety at home.

The Marie Collins Foundation and NWG Network have published two guides aimed at reducing online harm for children and young people. The guide aimed at parents, How Can I Help My Child?, includes information on: what online harm is; how to respond; and getting help from others. Access the guide: Help for parents