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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The Sims 4 game
The Sims – What parents need to know
To help parents get a better understanding of this new phenomenon taking the gaming world by storm we outline the key information you’ll need to know.
To help parents get a better understanding ...
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YouTube: Tips and tricks to keep your children entertained and safe
YouTube can be a powerful source of education and entertainment for your child. Learn tips on how to keep them safe with help from expert Andy Robertson.
YouTube can be a powerful source of ...
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Should children play Doki Doki Literature Club?
Tech expert Andy Robertson explains what Doki Doki Literature Club (DDLC) is, what the concerns around it are and what parents can do to keep children safe.
Tech expert Andy Robertson explains what Doki ...
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Fortnite Battle Royale — What parents need to know
Tech expert Andy Robertson runs through Fortnite Battle Royale's features and benefits, and offers advice on how to keep children safe.
Tech expert Andy Robertson runs through Fortnite ...
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Rocket League video game – A parents’ guide
Rocket League is a multiplayer video game rated PEGI 3 that combines car driving and football all in one. Lear
Rocket League is a multiplayer video game ...
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What is Omegle? What parents need to know
Omegle, a video-chat-social media site create for over 13s has gain popularity during the pandemic, it allows users to have chats with strangers.
Omegle, a video-chat-social media site create for ...
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What is the Mastodon social media platform?
Mastodon is a decentralised social network that has recently surged in popularity. Learn about the platform to make the right choice for your family.
Mastodon is a decentralised social network that ...
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Tumblr is a social media platform and blog
What is Tumblr? — What parents need to know
Tumblr gives users the ability to create blogs and share them with followers and friends.
Tumblr gives users the ability to create ...
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