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Online safety

Keeping children safe online is important but it can be difficult to know how to talk to your child about online safety.

  • Take an interest in your child’s online life and engage in the digital world with them.
  • Make informed decisions about new games, apps and devices, before providing them to your child.
  • Set parental controls and turn off in-game purchasing.

You can find more advice about talking to you child about online safety from ThinkUKNow.

There are a number of websites that can help parents and carers to understand the risks and keep you and your child safe.

For children or parent/carers

For parents or professionals

To report criminal activity online: Internet Watch Foundation.