Staying safe online

Find out how to enjoy the Internet safely to shop, do your banking and keep in touch with people. The links on these pages will give you tips and resources so that you can protect yourself, your family and your devices and feel more confident online.

  • Staying safe online

    • NSPCC

      • The NSPCC offer advice to parents and carers to help keep children safe online. It covers how to have the have conversations with children about what is safe to do online helping adults understand the risks covering parental controls to advice on online games, video apps and sexting. If you have a worry about something a child or young person may have experienced online, you can contact the NSPCC helpline for free support and advice on 0808 800 5000 or contact us online.
    • Net-aware

      • Net-aware is a collaboration between NSPCC and O2 has resources on the latest social media, apps and games that children and young people are using, designed in a way that lets young people and adults explore them together.
    • BBC

    • Stay safe online

      • Stay safe online from the National Cyber Security Alliance covers online safety basics, how to respond to identity theft, online fraud and cybercrime and managing your privacy. In the resources section there are tips sheets and videos.
    • Learnmyway

      • Learnmyway covers the basics of staying safe online, safely connecting with people, meeting people online and scams. You can even take their online test.
    • Internet Matters

      • Internet Matters offers a wide range of advice and guidance for parents and carers to help keep young people safe online. They also offer a comprehensive section on parental controls on a range of devices.
    • Parent Zone

      • Parent Zone is a hub of online safety advice for parents and families.