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.
Young people and social networking sites
A leaflet for parents, carers and teachers with advice about social networking sites like Facebook. The leaflet includes information about reporting, digital footprint, privacy settings and online friendship. There’s also an FAQ’s section.
Download the leaflet for free at: Young people and social networking sites
The leaflet can be ordered in batches of 20. Postage and packing costs apply. Order here.
Supporting young people online – Information & advice for parents & carers
Information and advice for parents, carers and teachers to address the online issues that children and young people face online today. The leaflet includes details about the potential risks, tips and conversation starters.
The leaflet is available to download in 13 languages including, Arabic, French Punjabi, Turkish and Welsh. Download it for free at: Supporting young people online – Information & advice for parents & carers
The leaflet can be ordered in English in batches of 20. Postage and packing costs apply. Order here.
Information and resources sheet
An information and advice sheet for parents and carers including links to web-based resources such as Internet Matters, ChildLine, CEOP and the Internet Watch Foundation.
Download the leaflet for free at: Information and resources sheet
The leaflet can be ordered in batches of 50. Postage and packing costs apply. Order here.
Keeping young children safe online
This leaflet contains top tips for parents and carers for keeping young children safe online.
Download the leaflet for free at: Keeping young children safe online
More advice about how to keep young people safe can be found in our hot topic – keeping young children safe online
A family agreement is a great way to start a conversation with your whole family about how you all use the internet and discuss together how to behave in a positive way when online at home, at school or at a friends house.
Our family agreement advice provides a list of things to consider when creating a family agreement and some examples.
The family agreement template provides a framework that will help families set clear expectations for positive and safe internet use.
From screen time, to cyberbullying, our hot topics contain up to date advice on the issues that parents want to know more about.
These hot topics break down the issues which affect young people online, with advice and guidance for parents.
A simple and effective way to get involved with your children and their lives online is through discussion.
By maintaining an open dialogue with your child and encouraging them to talk to you about their internet use parents can help children access the amazing resources the internet has to offer whilst keeping themsafe online.
We have created these conversation starters to help you talk to your children about you lives online.
We have information for parents and carers about how to make a report online, and also what to do if your child has come to you and needs help.