Advice by age

Whatever their age, we can help you to find out more about what they might be doing online and give you practical advice on the steps you can take as a parent to keep them safe in their digital world.

How can I protect my children?

Children use the internet in different ways depending on their age and so we’ve developed checklists for parents that give you top tips on how to help them stay safe.

0-5

With so many websites and apps targeting pre-schoolers find out the simple steps, you can take to protect your young children.

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6-10

As internet use grows, learn about the steps you can make to establish positive behaviour and how you can teach your child to stay safe.

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11-13

As your child makes the important transition from primary to secondary school make sure your knowledge increases with theirs.

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14+

As internet access becomes part of your child’s daily life learn about how you can have positive conversations about their internet use.

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What are my children doing online?

Children can and do all sorts of amazing things online, the internet, after all, is creative, fun and educational. Our advice guides give you the need to know information about the most common activities.

Useful guides for parents

Technology moves so quickly, in particular smartphones, tablets and apps. Learn about the latest apps and the latest technology in our useful guides for parents.

More to Explore

See more resources and articles to help children stay safe online.