E-Safety Parent/Carer Information

Our children are growing up in a world where technology is ever-changing. While the use of technology is a largely positive aspect of modern life, the risks that can be associated with cannot be ignored.

 E-Safety is a phrase that is used to describe anything electronic that can be used to communicate with the world. It includes the internet, mobile phone technologies and gaming technologies. 

Parents Guide to Apps

Although child-friendly apps can make using the internet a more accessible and enjoyable experience, the thousands of apps available for different types of people mean it’s important to make sure children use appropriate ones.

Guide to TikTok App

TikTok has become hugely popular during lockdown, with kids following Celebrity dance crazes creating Musical clips and short clips. Parental Control Guide

Parents Guide to Technology 

The guide from the UK Safer Internet Centre answers frequently asked questions and introduces some of the most popular devices, highlighting the safety tools available and empowering parents with the knowledge they need to support their children to use these technologies safely and responsibly.

Children's Internet Safety Test

At Virgin Media O2, we want internet users of all ages to enjoy all the wonderful things the web has to offer, safely. That’s why our experts have created a children’s internet safety test to help build awareness for parents and children of all ages to ensure they are better protected online.

Setting up Parental Controls on

Home Internet provider

Web Browsers

Xbox

Playstation

Nintendo

Apple

Social Media

TV on Demand

Vodafone Mobile Controls

02 Mobile Controls

EE Mobile Controls

Online Resources

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E Safety Guides for Parents

The “Thinkuknow” website is brought to you by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) centre. You may have seen some of their video clips on National TV recently.

There’s a lot of information here for both children and adults – parents even have their own area of the site!

It can be hard to know how to talk to your child about online safety. From setting up parental controls to advice on sexting, online games and video apps, NSPCC can help you to understand the risks and keep your child safe.

If you are worried about something that has happened online report it immediately to CEOP