Online safety guide

Starter tips to get kids safe online

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Online safety basics

Here is a quick guide to help your child stay safe and make smarter choices online.

If your child is using social networking platforms, get up to speed on how they can manage their privacy settings with our how to guides.

As children spend more time online they may have to deal with an increasing number of online issues. Having regular conversations about their digital lives is essential to know when to step in and offer help and support. Take a look at these simple tips to get you started.

  • Agree digital boundaries with them so they can make smarter choices about what they share online and how they interact with others online.
  • Take a look at our Internet Manners guide for top tips and use Childnet’s Family agreement to set ground rules for the whole family.

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