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Online safety teaching resources

Teaching online safety in schools is more vital than ever. We have designed our online safety teaching resources to help educators guide children and parents to stay safe online in their daily lives.

Guidance from The Department for Education (DfE) outlines online safety guidelines for all schools. This guidance provides internet safety for students across all subject areas to create a whole-school approach to teaching online safety.

You can use our online safety teaching resources in the classroom to help encourage pupils to take ownership of their digital safety.

Get e-safety advice for students.

Featured online safety resources

Our free online safety teaching resources help make teaching e-safety easy. From detailed lessons to unique tools, these resources cover some of the most important online safety topics.

What age do you teach?

Children of all ages use the internet in some way, and it’s important for online teaching resources to serve each age. Get expert e-safety advice tailored to each age group by selecting the one you teach below.

Early years

Online safety teaching resources for early years educators.

17% of children aged 3-4 have their own mobile phones and more children under 6 use the internet than ever before. Therefore, it’s important to start teaching them early.

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Primary school

Online safety teaching resources for primary school teachers.

54% of children aged 5 to 11 play games online and 49% use social media. As such, it’s important to build good habits and help children understand where to get support. To help, learn about issues that affect these ages.

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Secondary school

Online safety teaching resources for secondary school teachers.

99% of 12-17s have their own mobile phones, leaving them with plenty of time to go online. Therefore, it’s important to help them understand the tough issues they might face and where to get support.

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Teach parents about e-safety with these presentations.

 

Get online safety packs for parents

Educate parents on important e-safety issues and policies within your school. We’ve designed these online safety resources for schools to inform parents about tackling online safety to give their children the safest experiences online.

Guidance for professionals

Our online safety teaching resources are supported by our own research into the lives of children online. See the latest reports on a variety of online issues to learn best practice.

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