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Who should you tell? New video for use with 6-9 year olds.

Posted on 21 May 2020

We have just launched the latest of our free video resources which families can use together over the coming weeks. This video focusses on who young people should tell if something worries them online.  

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Introducing the Childnet Film Competition Judges for 2020

Posted on 20 May 2020

Entries for the Childnet Film Competition close on Monday 22nd June, so with one month left to enter we look at some of the key things to know, including a sneak peek at this year’s judging panel!

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New features on Instagram – including challenges and restricting comments

Posted on 15 May 2020

Instagram have launched new features in their latest update on the app. These features include ways for users to have more control over comments on their posts, and a new feature within stories where users can ‘Challenge’ each other.

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What information online is reliable? New video for use with 6-9 year olds.

Posted on 14 May 2020

We have just launched the latest of our free video resources which families can use together over the coming weeks. This video focusses on what information is reliable online.

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What should you accept online? New video for 6-9 year olds

Posted on 07 May 2020

We have just launched the latest of our free video resources which families can use together over the coming weeks.

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Charlie joins Childnet as Education Officer

Posted on 04 May 2020

We’re delighted to welcome Charlie as the newest member of the Childnet team! We caught up with Charlie to find out a bit more his new role here at Childnet.

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Who do you ‘meet’ online – new video lesson for use with 6-9 year olds

Posted on 29 April 2020

We have just launched the latest of our free video resources which families can use together over the coming weeks.

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New videos to use at home with 6-9 year olds looking at online safety

Posted on 22 April 2020

We are pleased to introduce our newest, free, video resources which families can use together over the coming weeks.

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BBC Own It App updated to help support young people during COVID-19

Posted on 17 April 2020

The BBC have released an update to their Own It App so that it can now recognise Covid 19 related chat, triggering a supportive response that can help with fears and emotions.

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New parental controls launched on Netflix

Posted on 09 April 2020

Netflix have launched an update to their parental controls. Netflix have updated these settings to help families around the world get the most from their viewing experience, as well as allowing them to make decisions about what content is right for their family. This blog looks at these new controls, and how parents and carers can use them with their family.

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