Support for Parents to Keep Children Safe:
Social Media & Video Games
Parents' Guides to Social Media & Online Sites
Please see below for your own guide on how to use and control popular online sites that the children may access. These guides are produced by the 'Thinkuknow' website and they include helpful tips on how to change settings on them, as well as information about what the sites offer to children.
Please click on the links below to find out information about the video games your children play. In addition, the site explains where to find the most up to date information for setting parental controls on consoles and explains how PEGI ratings work.
It may feel awkward, but it's important to explain to children the risks of sexting, how to stay safe and remind them that they can talk to you if something ever makes them feel scared or uncomfortable.
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has information about sexting on its website: