The internet is an amazing resource. Children can play, learn, create and communicate – opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities. But with the digital world changing all the time, how can you make sure your child’s staying safe?

As adults it is our responsibility to ensure that we provide children with the facts to keep them safe, on this page you will find some information to help.

The Risks

The main risk to children is the content available online. The major problem with this content is filtering and monitoring what children can assess. Inappropriate content is easy to come across, especially on websites like YouTube. School’s and library’s have filtering by law, however many homes do not.

Internet Matters

This webpage offers lots of friendly advice and can talk you through the sets of setting up child controls. Most internet providers offer parent controls too.
https://www.internetmatters.org/

Live-Streaming Apps

Live streaming apps are becoming very popular among children and adults alike. This provide children with the opportunity to communicate and play, but sadly this can open them up to risks.