Online gaming resources

If you have a keen gamer on your hands, or simply want to find out more about how young people are gaming online and how to help them get the best out of their experience, you’ll find a great range of resources, articles and tools to help.

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Amazing games guide for families
Playing games with your child and understanding how to make use of safety controls on apps and games consoles will ...
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Game age ratings explained
To help you choose age-appropriate games for children most platforms will feature an age rating on the game. Due to ...
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Online game advice
To help you understand the world of online gaming and encourage children to game safely and responsibly online, we’ve created ...
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Genres in gaming
There are a number of different types of games that are available for children to play. Take a look at ...
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Gaming guide for teens
Use our practical gaming tips to help teens gaming online get the best out of their experience and stay safe.
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Gaming guide for Pre-teens
Use our practical gaming tips to help pre-teens gaming online get the best out of their experience and stay safe.
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Gaming guide for pre-schoolers
Use our practical gaming tips to help young children starting to game online get the best out of their experience ...
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Online Gaming safety tips
Help children use gaming as a way to build on their skills and have fun in a safer way.
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Useful Information for Parents and Carers
Created by Parents Protect the downloadable leaflet on Internet Safety for parents and carers aim to highlight the risks children ...
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Childnet gaming guide for parents and carers
This guide has a wealth of online gaming safety advice for parents and carers, teachers and professionals.
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Parent’s guide to games
Everybody Plays parents guide to gaming featuring guides on the latest guides and handy tips and tricks to support young ...
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VSC Rating Board – video games ratings
VSC Rating Board is the administrator of PEGI ratings
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PEGI – video games ratings
Pan-European Game Information provides age ratings on games
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Cybersmile – Gaming help centre
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