Useful E-Safety resources

Parent Guides

Some useful parent guides for keeping your children safe when online:

Smartphone Safety Tips
Hidden Apps - a parent's guide
Mental Health and online safety
Online Gambling
Snapchat - a parent's guide
TikTok - a parent's guide
What parents need to know about Steam
Zoom - a parent's guide
Home Party - a parent's guide
Netflix - a parent's guide
Google Stadia - a parent's guide
Online Grooming - a parent's guide
Playstation 4 - a parent's guide
Protecting Personal Data - a parent's guide
Oculus Quest - a parent's guide
Sexting - a parent's guide
Triller - a parent's guide
Trolling and Online Abuse - a parent's guide
Tellonym - a parent's guide
League of Legends - a parent's guide
XBox Series X/S - a parent's guide
Expressing themselves safely online - a parent's guide
WeChat - a parent's guide
Expressing themselves safely online - a parent's guide
WhatsApp - a parent's guide
Signal - a parent's guide
Roblox - a parent's guide

Going online can present many opportunities and risks. Below are some links and articles to help you feel more confident when talking to your children about sensitive topics such as relationships, sex and image sharing.

Gaming: what parents and carers need to know

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StaySafe.org - The online world offers a wealth of resources for education, entertainment, and connection with other people. Unfortunately, the internet also poses new dangers, and those dangers threaten teens especially. The following guide provides the resources necessary for both parents and their teens to safely utilize the Internet.


Snapchat - Tips for Parents - Snapchat is a photo sharing app for mobile phones and tablets. The app allows users to share images for a limited number of seconds, chat with users before messages disappear, and share images with their friends list through a ‘story’.


Cyberbullying and Substance Abuse - According to the Megan Meier Foundation - a foundation created by Tina Meier after her 13-year-old daughter, Megan, took her own life as a result of being cyberbullied -approximately 34 percent of all school-aged kids have endured cyberbullying at some point in their lives.

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Gallery Guardian - The app that gives you peace of mind by helping protect your child against inappropriate images.

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A Parents' Guide to Online Safety - Activities to help parents protect children online

Webonauts - Do you have what it takes to graduate from the Webonauts Internet Academy?

Ins@fe is a European network of awareness centres promoting safe, responsible use of the internet and mobile devices to young people.

BullyingUK is a UK charity founded in 1999 by journalist Liz Carnell and her son John.  The charity's website provides a large amount of information to help pupils, parents and schools deal with bullying.

Childline is a free 24 hour counselling service for children and young people up to 18 in the UK, provided by the NSPCC.

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Supporting Young People Online.  Information and advice for parents and carers on supporting young people online. Available in multiple languages.

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Advice for parents and carers on cyberbullying.  This advice is for parents and carers about cyberbullying.  It provides advice and information about how they can protect their child from cyberbullying and how to tackle it if it happens.

KidSmart provides easy-to-follow advice and guidance about how to keep your child safe.  Have a look at their tips and download the resources they provide.  Kidsmart is provided by Childnet, the leading agency for E-Safety.


Facebook logoFacebook is a huge part of many teans' lives.  They use it to keep up with their friends' activities, play games, chat, post photos -- even do homework.  And while public sharing always carries some safety and privacy risks, with good judgment and strict privacy settings, Facebook can be used safely.

The links below provide useful information to parents (and students) about the safe usage of Facebook, as well as other social networking sites.

CEOP Resources

CEOPCEOP is the National Crime Agency's Child Exploitation and Online Protection command.  CEOP works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account.  CEOP protects children from harm online and offline, directly through NCA-led operations and in partnership with local and international agencies.

Report a Concern

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This is a confidential area of the website.  Anything that you submit here will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Useful wellbeing resources

Please find below a number of guides and suggested resources for parents regarding wellbeing.

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Young Minds are leading the movement to make sure every young person gets the mental health support they need, when they need it, no matter what.


Mind - On this page, you can find information about mental health and wellbeing and how to find support.


Childline - Get help and advice about a wide range of issues, call Childline on 0800 1111, talk to a counsellor online, send Childline an email or post on the message boards.


Samaritans - Samaritans work with young people in schools, colleges and other youth settings in a number of ways.

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Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families - Activities to help parents protect children online


Haringey young persons mental health services - Mental health and wellbeing services provided by Haringey.