Here you will find the most up to date guides for social media apps and platforms. Click on the links below to find out more information to help keep children safe.
For parents and carers
Internet Matters – a not-for-profit organisation set up to empower parents and carers to keep children safe in the digital world. Their support for parents includes a range of downloadable guides covering subjects such as transition to secondary school, Vlogging & livestreaming, online gaming and cyberbullying.
NSPCC – includes a range of resources to help parents keep children safe when they’re using the internet, social networks, apps, games and more.
Parent Info – from CEOP and Parent Zone, Parent Info is a website for parents covering all of the issues amplified by the internet. It is a free service which helps schools engage parents with expert safety advice, endorsed by the National Crime Agency’s CEOP command. This website provides expert information across a range of online harms.
Parent Zone – offers a range of resources for families, to help them meet the challenges of the digital age, including parent guides on the latest digital trends and platforms.
BBC Own It – Support for young people to take control of their online life, including help and advice, skills and inspiration on topics such as friendships and bullying, safety and self-esteem.
Childline – includes information for pupils on sexting, gaming, grooming, bullying, porn, relationships.
We hope you find this information useful in the continued protection of our children.