Below are a few carefully selected websites which provide help, guidance and information on staying safe online.
ChildlineYou can use this link to get advice about online behaviour or if you feel uneasy about anything you have seen or experienced online, you can get support here.
DigizenHow to make a positive difference using the latest technologies.
ChildnetHelping make the internet a great and safe place for children and young people.
Internet MattersHelping parents keep their children safe online.
Family Online Safety Institute Helping parents keep their children safe online.
UK Safer Internet CentreWhat are the issues?
Parent Guides and Videos for a range of Online Safety IssuesThis website covers key messages of staying safe online.
Lancashire Safeguarding Children BoardThis website has some easy to read advice for parents and a wide range of safe links to online safety websites.
A Parents' Guide to FacebookWant to know how old your child should be before letting them use Facebook or want to know how to set parental controls or security settings? This guide will help you find the answers!
ParentinfoThis website has a whole host of guidance on everything from setting privacy settings, to using Instagram and Snapchat, to how to tackle cyber bullying. It is custom designed for use by parents and schools and also has many other useful links to trusted partner organisations.
A Parents' Guide to Share AwareA short, easy to read summary of some of the issues in keeping your child safe online.
CEOPA brilliant website with both age-appropriate educational games and information that children can access and guidance and information for parents and carers.
Ask About GamesResearch and get advice or information about the suitability of games and apps for your children.
Common Sense MediaThis website contains a wealth of information on things from social media age restrictions to guidance on how much screen-time your child should be allowed.