Online challenges and peer pressure

Posted on 21 June 2018

Advice for parents and carers to help start a conversation with young people about the risks associated with online challenges.


Free resources for parents and carers 2018

Posted on 18 June 2018

To help parents ensure their children stay safe online whilst getting to explore and discover new things we’ve pulled together a list of our resources you can access for free which provide information and advice for parents about internet safety.


Half of UK children are worried about being able to spot fake news

Posted on 14 June 2018

A new report from the National Literacy Trust looked into young people’s attitudes to fake news, highlighting the way they receive news, if they can spot fake news and the impact that this has on their wellbeing.

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The Childnet Film competition is now closed… what happens next?

Posted on 13 June 2018

The 2018 film competition was the biggest one yet! Entries for the competition closed at 5pm on Monday 11th June, in this blog we look at what happens next and when the winning films will be available for use in your school!

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Sharenting: how am I adding to my child’s digital footprint?

Posted on 11 June 2018

This blog is for parents and carers, looking at the type of information you might put online about your child, how this can be hidden in photos, and how you are contributing to their digital footprint.

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King’s Ely Digital Leaders host a ‘Digital Picnic’

Posted on 07 June 2018

The Digital Leaders Team visited King’s Ely School to meet their Digital Leaders and attend their second ‘Digital Picnic’ for students and their parents and carers.

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Screen Time and Healthy Balance – New Hot Topic

Posted on 05 June 2018

The Childnet website now includes two new Hot Topics on the subject of Screen Time and Healthy Balance, these Hot Topics contain advice for Young People, and Teachers and Professionals.

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Are you looking for new ways to teach RSE?

Posted on 01 June 2018

New PSHE Toolkit on pornography, healthy relationships and body image online for schools to pilot

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What happens if I unfollow someone on Instagram?

Posted on 30 May 2018

In this blog we explore what happens if you unfollow someone on Instagram; and what you can do if you discover someone has unfollowed you.


Schools, Fake Accounts and RIPAs - advice from the POSH Helpline

Posted on 24 May 2018

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline give advice for schools, in this blog they look at what to do about fake accounts on social media.