E-safety Parent Zone
E-safety encompasses the internet, mobile phones, games consoles and wireless technologies. Schools have a responsibility to educate pupils about the benefits and risks of using technology.
The latest DFE guidance
There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:
- Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)
- Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
- Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
- LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
- Net-aware (support for parents and careers from the NSPCC)
- NSPCC Share Aware Booklet
- ChildNet Guide for Parents & Carers
- Minecraft is one of the world’s most popular games, especially with children. Click here to find out how to help your kids play safely.
The Children’s Commissioner for England and Tes have produced simplified terms and conditions for Instagram, WhatsApp, YouTube, Snapchat and Facebook to help parents and carers support their children to manage their rights and privacy online.
Further information: Young peoples’ rights on social media (PDF)