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Brand new educational resources for schools and educators to help them celebrate Safer Internet Day

Posted on 12 November 2019

To support educators for Safer Internet Day 2020, the UK Safer Internet Centre - official coordinators of the day in the UK - have created a range of new educational resources focusing on a brand new theme.

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In highlight - free online safety films

Posted on 01 November 2019

In this blog we are highlighting some of our key, free resources that address online safety issues with engaging video content.

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Four months to go until Safer Internet Day!

Posted on 11 October 2019

We can’t believe that there are only 4 months to go until Safer Internet Day 2020! In this blog we look at all of the things you can do now, as well as all of the great things you have to look forward to!

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Practical resources addressing online pornography

Posted on 26 September 2019

Research released this week by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has looked into pornography and the way that young people access it. The research found that more than half of young people had seen pornography online, including children as young as seven.

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How much screen time is okay for my child?

Posted on 09 August 2019

At Childnet we regularly visit schools across the UK and are often asked by parents and carers about screen time and the impact it has on their children. 

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Answering parents most frequently asked questions about Instagram

Posted on 02 August 2019

Instagram is a site that we see a lot of parents and carers asking questions about, whether these are about age limits and reporting or what the latest ‘insta’ slang is. In this blog, we answer some of the burning questions you may have about Instagram.

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From social media to gaming - what’s affecting your child online

Posted on 29 July 2019

As a parent or carer, trying to understand your child’s online life can sometimes feel daunting. That is why our team of educational experts have created these hot topics with advice on how to handle some of the biggest issues young people face online.

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Help keep your children happy and safe online this summer holiday

Posted on 17 July 2019

Children and young people across the UK are getting ready to have more free time to spend with friends and family as the summer holidays get into full swing. In this blog we look at the ways in which parents and carers can help keep their children happy, creative and safe as they start to spend more time in the online world.

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A parents guide to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Posted on 08 July 2019

Three years after Pokémon Go was released in the UK, the game’s creators have released a new game set in the magical world of Harry Potter.

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Cyberbullying advice for parents and carers

Posted on 31 May 2019

In this blog we look at the things that parents and carers can do to support a young person who has experienced cyberbullying.

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