Online safety
To empower parents and carers to keep children safe in the digital world. Accessible to all


See advice on a range of online issues that your child may face to help them enjoy the digital world safely and smartly.

The Inclusive Digital Safety Hub provides tailored resources and guidance for professionals, parents, and carers to help the children and young people (CYP) most likely to experience online risks to remain safe.

These have been specifically designed to support CYP with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND), those currently or previously in care, and CYP in minority groups, in particular LGBTQ+

Whatever their age, we can help you to find out more about what they might be doing online and give you practical advice on the steps you can take as a parent to keep them safe in their digital world.

Give your child a safe space to explore their curiosity online.

Our step by step guides will help you to set up the right controls and privacy settings on the networks, gadgets, apps, and sites they use to give them a safer online experience.

We’ve created a one-stop shop resource centre featuring our parent guides, recommended resources for parents and teachers and more. Make use of the filter to find what you need.

See the latest online safety news, research, parents stories and more to stay informed

Online safety resources for teachers

Use our online safety resource hub to access a range of information for use in the classroom and to help parents make positive changes to children’s digital lives.

Helping parents keep children safe online

Many parents rely on schools to help keep them up to speed and help deal with any online issues. There are lots of easy ways that you can encourage parents to discover the information they need, please see below some downloadable materials to help you.

Online safety leaflets & Resources

See our free e-Safety leaflets and resources available to download and share with other parents or colleagues.

If you’re worried about anything you or your child come across online, we’d advise you to report it immediately to the relevant organisation and to the site where you or your child saw it. ange of information for use in the classroom and to help parents make positive changes to children’s digital lives.

As more children and young people start to spend money online through gaming and social media platforms we’ve created this guide to help parents and carers equip them with the skills they need to do this smartly and safely.

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Updated: 08/06/2023