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Planning to talk to your child about sex, relationships and their lives online can be tricky. Find lots of advice about these complex areas here.

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    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.

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    Safer online dating: how to support your child

    As your child gets older they will start to be interested in romantic relationships. Online spaces are one of the places they can meet, flirt and start relationships.

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    Gaming: what's appropriate for your child?

    The Video Standards Council Rating Board is the national video games regulator. They have been rating video games for 14 years using the PEGI (Pan European Game Information) rating system on an advisory basis, but in 2012 they were formally designated as the legal authority for rating video games in the UK.

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    Watch Jessie & Friends (subtitled)

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

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    Watch Jessie & Friends (BSL)

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

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    Keeping adopted children safe online

    Early experiences can make adopted children more vulnerable online. Here are practical things you can do to help them stay safe