Back to school online safety guides - Internet Matters

Back to school online safety guides

Empowering children to face digital challenges

Online learning was and still is the new normal for some students in parts of the country. As students head back into classrooms this term, we are still urging parents and carers to “stay switched on” around children’s online safety.

Dr Linda Papadopoulos give practical advice on how to help teens self-regulate their device use.

Back to school guides

Discovering digital at Primary

Support your child as they start their digital journey and experience digital firsts. See our guide for practical tips to help them develop good online safety habits that they can build on in the future.

Jenny Burret, Director of Education and Strategy, gives advice on what children learn about the online world as they start school.
Primary school online safety resources

Find a selection of resources you can use in the classroom with children or use our parent pack to continue the online safety conversation at home.

Moving to secondary school

If your child is making the switch from primary to secondary school, it’s important to understand what challenges they may face online and how to support them, see our guide to do just that.

Headteacher Mr Burton gives a real insight into what parents should prepare their children as they start secondary school.
Secondary school online safety resources

Find a selection of resources you can use in the classroom with children or use our parent pack to continue the online safety conversation at home.

Navigating Secondary School

Although digitally savvy teens are the most confident online, they are more likely to experience online issues as they get older. Find out what these are and how you can support them with our guide.

Mark Bentley of London Grid for Learning gives advice on what schools are doing to build on children knowledge of online safety

Back to school during COVID-19

The impact of lockdown on learning


See new research figures as it reveals that children’s online safety issue is emerging as a top concern in the new school year.

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Back to school online safety top tips


Headteacher Mr Burton offers five top tips to encourage parents to adopt a collaborative approach to online safety.

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