Pre-teens (11-13)

Online safety advice

As children between the ages of 11 and 13 make the transition to a more independent stage with the move to secondary school, they become more confident internet users with more varied habits. Internet use can be hugely positive for children, but it’s vital to continue discussing online safety with them.

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Episode Game App – What parents need to know
Learn more about the TikTok app and what to watch out for to keep kids safe.
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TikTok app safety – What parents need to know
Learn more about the TikTok app and what to watch out for to keep kids safe.
Learn more about the TikTok app and ...
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Smart Tech Gadgets 2019 Edition
See a list of the best value smart toys of 2018 worth considering for your child.
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Smart Speakers – A Parents Guide
Tips for parents to get the best out of smart tech
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Smart Speakers Set up Safe Guide
Advice and tips for parents on setting up smart speakers safely for children.
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Connected toys, online games and children’s data – the story so far
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How voice assistants are changing the way we use technology
Tech expert Andy Robertson shares insight on how the likes of Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri have changed the way his family interact with tech and get information.
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Launch of the BBC Own It App
The range of proposed measures hopes to encourage companies to take reasonable steps to keep their users safe.
The range of proposed measures hopes to ...
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