Short videos for parents and carers: delivering online safety at home

This page has been created to support parents during Covid-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, we will be releasing a new presentation for parents and carers to help with online safety at home.

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A guide to in-game chat

We've teamed up with Ukie (The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment) to give you advice about online games and chat.

While playing games online is often great fun, it's important you understand why your children will chat online, what risks there are and what measures you can take to protect them while they’re playing their favourite games. 

 

Visit our parent and carers article In-game chat:what parents and carers need to know for more information.

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A guide to sharing images

In these videos we explore why children and young people like to share images, the risks and what you can do as a parent of carer. 

A guide to sharing images - primary aged children

Visit our parent and carers article Younger children sharing pictures or videos online for more information

A guide to image sharing - secondary aged children

Visit our parent and carers article 7 questions parents ask about nude selfies for more information

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Thinkuknow. An Introduction for Parents and Carers

In this presentation we will introduce you to the ThinkuKnow education programme, highlight some of the resources available for you and your children and remind you of some of the things you can do to keep your child safe online.

You can turn the subtitles on in the video, or you can download the video transcript.

Click here to download the transcript.

The best way you can protect your child is to establish a positive relationship with them around their life online. Talk to them – not just once but have ongoing conversations as part of your family life.