The internet is amazing. Children can play, learn, create and connect – opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities. But with the digital world changing all the time, it is important that we support children to so they know how to stay safe.
There are four steps for parents to follow:
- Talk with your children about staying safe
- Explore children’s online world together
- Agree rules about what’s OK and what’s not OK
- Manage your family’s settings and controls
For parents who are not sure how to manage parental controls, this guide will be helpful.
There is also some very helpful advice for parents provided by the NSPCC: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety