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Keeping your child safe online

We take all aspects of safety very seriously, and this includes keeping students safe when they use the internet. The following links are provided to support parents and carers to keep their children safe online:

  • Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online
  • Parent Info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
  • Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
  • Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help your child get the most our of their digital world
  • London Grid for Learning has support to keep your child safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
  • Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC including a guide to social networks, apps and games
  • ACT Early has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
  • UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks

Harmful or upsetting content online

Get support by:

  • reporting harmful online content to the UK Safer Internet Centre
  • getting government advice and trusted resources from Educate Against Hate on safeguarding from radicalisation, building resilience to extremism, and promoting shared values.

Concerned about bullying or abuse online?

Get advice on reporting online abuse from the National Crime Agency's Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command. Alternative get advice and support from the Anti-Bullying Alliance, a specialist organisation for children who are being bullied.

Parent Toolkit - Online Issues