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Staying safe online during COVID-19

Learn about internet safety for children and young people and where to find advice.

It is likely that your child has increased their online activity during the coronavirus outbreak.

The UK Safer Internet Centre has lots of advice and support for parents on keeping children happy and safe online during COVID-19.

There is lots more information and support available on the following websites:



Think U Know - UK organisation which informs parents and protects children from abuse on and offline.


Get Safe Online – free up-to-date security advice

Parent Info

BBC Webwise

Internet Matters - how to set up parental controls on most devices and game consoles

Common Sense Media - age-based reviews and advice on apps, games, tv shows and films.