Keeping up to date with what your children are doing online can seem daunting. Technology is constantly advancing and sometimes parents feel that their children know more about the internet than they do.
Whatever their age, we can help you to find out more about what they might be doing online and give you some simple, practical and easy advice on the steps you can take as a parent to keep them as safe as possible.
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.
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.
As your child makes the important transition from primary to secondary school make sure your knowledge increases with theirs.
As internet access becomes part of your child’s daily life learn about how you can have positive conversations about their internet use.
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.
Make sure your child is using age appropriate apps, learn about what they do, and also the more riskier ones to watch out for.