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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Consultation response: Online Harms and the Ethics of Data
As part of the consultation on Online Harms and Ethics of Data, our Policy Director Claire Levens provides insight that we have gained from parents, teenagers, and academics.
As part of the consultation on Online ...
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Project Evolve
ProjectEVOLVE sets out to resource each and every one of the statements from UK Council for Internet Safety's (UKCIS) framework “Education for a Connected World” with activities; outcomes; supporting resources and professional development materials.
ProjectEVOLVE sets out to resource each and ...
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Over 13 – Report Harmful Content Professional Online Safety Helpline
A website designed to helping everyone to report harmful content online such as online abuse, cyberbullying and threats,
A website designed to helping everyone to ...
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My Needs, Wishes and Feelings – CAFCASS
Resources, assessments, guidance, etc for professionals,
Resources, assessments, guidance, etc for professionals,
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Warwickshire County Council
Internet & Social media Guidance & code of conduct for Foster Carers
Internet & Social media Guidance & code ...
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College of Policing
Briefing note Police action in response to youth-produced sexual imagery (‘Sexting’)
Briefing note Police action in response to ...
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Stonewall – School report
School Report (2017). The experiences of lesbian, gay, bi and trans pupils in Britain’s schools.
School Report (2017). The experiences of lesbian, ...
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Anti-bullying Alliance
ABA has created a group of resources for schools and other professionals
ABA has created a group of resources ...
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