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Being online is an integral part of children and young people’s lives. Social media, online games, websites and apps can be accessed through mobile phones, computers, laptops and tablets – all of which form a part of children and young people’s online world.

The Internet and online technology provides new opportunities for young people’s learning and growth, but it can also expose them to new types of risks.

The Stay Safe Partnership has created the following resources for parents and carers in order to help keep children safe online.. 

Enjoy the digital world safely
Digital 5 a day
Instagram privacy and blocking 
 Helping your child manage abuse online 
Online Radicalisation
Suitability of video game content
Keeping your child safe online
Snapchat privacy and blocking
Tik Tok privacy and blocking
What is sexting?
Keeping your child safe online, while they are off school
  • Tik Tok – parental controls

  • Internet matters – parental controls

  • BBC news article on Tik Tok privacy controls:

  • Guide for Parents/Carers on You tube

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