Useful Links and Videos

There is a wealth of information available to parents, teachers and young people to help keep themselves safe on-line.


During my presentations to parents and teachers, I point the audience to the following web links where you can go for more detailed advice and help.


If you think it is useful, please feel free to add a link to this page on your school's website.


Hot Topics


• Parents Guide to Fortnite

• Parents Guide to Tik Tok

• Snapchat Snap Map 

and setting "Ghost Mode"

• Parent's Guide to Young Children and Screen Time



Links to sites with useful information


Advice for Parents and Guardians


• Parent Zone Digital Parenting Guide

(previous editions can be found HERE )

• Parent Zone Parent Guides to apps, games and social media sites

• National Online Saftey #WakeUpWednesday

Excellent collection of guides for parents. You can subscribe to have them emailed to you.

• Site for lots of gaming advice for parents

• NSPCC and O2 Internet Safety Advice

• UK Safer Internet Centre

• Childnet

• Get Safe Online

• Think you know

• CEOP - Report Abuse Site

• PEGI Game Age ratings

• Report Illegal Content

• Create a Family Agreement template

• Resource for parent guide for good apps and games for young people

• A Parents Guide to Building Girls' Body Confidence



Controlling Apps and Websites

Advice for parents for many apps and sites

• Safety and Privacy Settings for Social Media Apps

• Facebook Safety Advice

Instagram Tips for Parents

Snapchat Safety Centre

 Twitter Safety and Security

 WhatsApp Safety Tips

• Google Safe Search

• YouTube Restricted Mode


Controlling Devices


Advice for parents for many devices

• iPad and iPhones - Setting up restrictions

• Google/ Android - Family Link

• Android Tablet - Setting up controls

• Google Play - Parental guide

• Xbox - Setting up parental controls

• Playstation - Setting up parental controls

• Microsoft Windows - Family Safety

• Nintendo Switch - Parental controls

• Amazon Fire Tablet - Setting up controls



Internet Safety for SEN


People to talk to

For Young People:


Children can talk in confidence to ;

Childline on 0800 1111 - calls to this number are free and will not be listed on the telephone bill

or can click on this link


For Adults:


Samaritans provide confidential emotional support for people, if you are worried, feel upset or confused and just want to talk. You can:

Phone on 116 123   (the number is free to call)
Email the Samaritans:

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