Online Safety for Kids

These days children are using the internet more and more. This is especially true now that school is online for a large majority of kids. Ensuring that they know how to keep themselves safe online and how to spot any potential dangers is crucial.

There are some great resources online that will help you to teach your children about what to look out for and what to do if something isn’t right. Here are our top picks:

UK Safer Internet Centre

This site has some great resources including books and films. They have different zones for different ages groups which means that the information is perfectly tailored to your child.

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National Cyber Security Centre

This Government site looks at Cyber Awareness and the knowledge that you need to teach your children how to stay safe.

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Europol – Online Safety

This handy leaflet offers different activities and games that you can do to help your children to understand the importance of staying safe. They also suggest helpful tips and tricks for managing how they are using the internet.

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Virgin Media Online Safety

Information, tips and handy insights into online safety for children.  Also a helpful children’s internet safety test to help build awareness for parents and children of all ages.

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