Online safety teaching resources

Free learning materials to keep children safe online

From the latest research to free lesson plans, find resources to support your teaching of online safety and digital literacy across subject areas.

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Featured online safety resource for teachers and schools

Find lesson plans for a range of topics, interactive activities and resources to keep you informed.

What age do you teach?

Children of all ages use the internet in some way, and it’s important for online teaching resources to serve each age. Get expert online safety advice tailored to each age group by selecting the one you teach below.

Early years

Online safety teaching resources for early years educators.

17% of children aged 3-4 have their own mobile phones and more children under 6 use the internet than ever before. Therefore, it’s important to start teaching them early.

Primary school

Online safety teaching resources for primary school teachers.

54% of children aged 5 to 11 play games online and 49% use social media. As such, it’s important to build good habits and help children understand where to get support. To help, learn about issues that affect these ages.

Secondary school

Online safety teaching resources for secondary school teachers.

99% of 12-17s have their own mobile phones, leaving them with plenty of time to go online. Therefore, it’s important to help them understand the tough issues they might face and where to get support.


Teach parents about e-safety with these presentations.


Get online safety packs for parents

Educate parents on important e-safety issues and policies within your school. We’ve designed these online safety resources for schools to inform parents about tackling online safety to give their children the safest experiences online.

Guidance for professionals

Our online safety teaching resources are supported by our own research into the lives of children online. See the latest reports on a variety of online issues to learn best practice.

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