Children's use of digital technology is one of the biggest threats to a child’s mental and sometimes physical wellbeing.
There are 1000’s of applications children use, many with the potential of creating a safeguarding concern and making a child vulnerable online.
Common Sense Media is a great resource for getting to know about not just the apps available, but for all media that children and young people use, watch, read, or have access to.
The UK Safer Internet Centre publish a newsletter which often contains practical and useful information regarding keeping children safe online. Their newsletters covers issues such as Pokémon Go and keeping safe during the holidays.
The parents guide below features what children do online, the threat of online strangers and how to ensure a healthy balance between Internet use, your children’s online privacy, digital security, and more on online safety to mention.
Other useful On Line Safety links can be found here. Click on the icon below or links listed for more information on how to keep your child safe on line.