Young people online

Young people live their lives online and you may have already put in place boundaries to keep them safe. With top tips and advice, you can develop your online parenting skills.

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  • Advice
    Jessie and Friends - online safety education for 4-7 year olds

    This series of three animations aims to give 4-7 year olds knowledge, skills and confidence to help them respond safely to risks they may encounter online.

  • Advice
    Play Like Share

    Our three-episode animation for 8-10 year olds helps them to learn how to spot pressuring and manipulative behaviour online and to stay safe from other risks they might encounter online.

  • Responding to issues
    Why don't children tell their parents about sexual abuse?

    1 in 3 children who are sexually abused don't tell anyone at the time and there are many reasons why. Understanding these barriers can help you support your child if you find out they’ve been abused.

  • Advice
    Gaming: What parents and carers need to know

    For most children and young people, gaming is a fun way to spend time with friends and create opportunities to develop teamwork, concentration skills and problem-solving. In this article we look at the risks and how to help your child stay safe.

  • Advice
    Teens and the sexual content on social media

    While social media offers opportunities for young people to stay connected, sexual content may impact on their understanding of sex and relationships.

  • Advice
    Online contact and staying safe

    Video streaming and chatting online can be really exciting, but do you know how to protect your child from adult content and contact? Find out how to help them stay safe from abuse.