Online Safety – resources for families

We have collected a range of materials to help parents understand social media and the risks these services pose for young people.

General Social Media Guidance

Childnet has some good resources for parents which can be found here.


This video is about online grooming, narrated by a fictional character, Sam, who builds trust with his young victims.

CEOP have an excellent YouTube channel with lots of online safety advice:

Social Media Apps

The UK Safer Internet Centre has put together a range of resources to inform and help young people and parents use social media and technology safely.  We advise all parents and carers to keep an eye on their child or teenager’s involvement in social media and general mobile phone activity.   Click here to view these guides.

Other useful websites