Young children (6-10)

Online safety advice

Early use of digital technology has been shown to improve language skills and promote children’s social development and creativity.

But it’s not without risks for young children, who may come across inappropriate content or begin to copy what older children do online. See our advice to understand what you can do to give young children the best experience of going online.

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How to protect young people from social scams
Download our to help protect children and young people from social media scams.
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Tips and strategies to help children manage in-game spending
Download our top tips and strategies guide to help children and young people manage their in-game spending.
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Online money management tips to support young people
Download our top tips guide to support children and young people build good online money management habits.
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Twitch – A parent’s guide
Helping young gamers connect safely online.
Helping young gamers connect safely online.
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Summary of the types of fake news
Find advice and information about fake news and misinformation.
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ThinkuKnow: Jessie and Friends
A three-episode animated series and resource pack aimed at giving 4 to 7s the knowledge and skills to stay safe online. It includes session plans, storybooks and activities designed to be used across a range of settings.
A three-episode animated series and resource pack ...
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Online Critical Thinking Guide
Get tips to empower children to make smarter informed choices to navigate their online world safely.
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So you got naked online (SEND version)
This version of ‘So you got naked online…’ is a resource that helps and advises young people who may find themselves in a situation where they (or a friend) have put a sexting image or video online and have lost control over that content and who it’s being shared with.
This version of ‘So you got naked ...
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