We have put together some resources that will help you understand more about the risks to young people online and how you can help your child to stay safe:
- Supporting young people online
- How to start a conversation with your child about the risks online
- Useful facts for parents/carers
If you are a parent or carer, please read this useful guide about cyberbullying, produced by the Department for children, schools and families. The guide tells you how to prevent and report cyberbullying.
Please also visit the Think u know website, created by CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection centre), which has advice for parents and carers about a wide range of issues, including the risks that children face online and how you can minimise them. You can also read this online safety checklist for parents and carers, produced by CEOP.
Childnet also produces helpful information and online resources that cover different topics, such as staying safe on social media, online gaming and where to get help and advice.
If you are a student, visit the safety net website, which has lots of practical tips about staying safe online at home and at school.
Please also read this guidance produced by Haringey council, which is about keeping children and young people safe against radicalisation and extremism. It contains information about recognising possible signs of radicalisation and extremism; advice on keeping children safe, and guidance on how to act on any concerns.