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Online Safety

Common Sense Media is a brilliant resource for parents. It has a comprehensive library of films, TV shows, video games, apps and books. Type in the name and it will give information about what it is, who it's appropriate for and what you need to watch out for as a parent. You can also get recommendations based on age.
The NSPCC website has lots of useful information around how to talk to you child about online safety, help support their wellbeing online and set up parental controls on devices. They also have specific information and guidance to help you to talk about online safety issues with your child if they have additional needs.
The UK Safer Internet Centre has some great advice and tips to help you safeguard your child when using different devices and services.
Internet Matters has some really useful guides for parents. These are broken up into ages and different areas such as gaming, cyberbullying and balancing screen time.
If you're not sure whether a particular game, app or website is suitable for your child, Parent Zone has lots of useful parent guides that will tell you everything you need to know.
ThinkUKnow has up-to-date support and guidance for parents from the UK government. You can also use the CEOP report tool to seek support if you are concerned that your child is being groomed or exploited online.


Below you will find some useful guides to apps and games that your children may be using. There are also some useful guides on common risks such as grooming and on how to set up parental controls on different devices.