Online Safety Guidance for Parents


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Managing your media: A guide to protecting your children in a digital world

Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, has developed a series of short guides outlining the parental controls available for various types of technology, which may be of interest to any parent with youngsters receiving technology gifts this Christmas:

Launch of Vodafone Digital Parenting Guide

A comprehensive guide to support parents and carers manage and engage with their children’s digital worlds

Facebook Guidance

Guidance provided by Family Lives website

BBC Webwise

This site has interactive tutorials and information about all aspects of computer and internet use.

Bullying UK

The UK’s leading anti-bullying charity. In the last eight years, the charity’s website has become the number one resource for people finding reliable information on a variety of bullying issues.


Kidsmart is an award-winning practical internet safety programme website for schools, young people, parents, and agencies, produced by the children’s internet charity Childnet International.

The Family Resources Website

Provides easy-to-understand insights on Internet safety issues. It includes a straightforward Family Online Safety Advice booklet which can be downloaded.

Know it All for Parents

This is a parents guide to the Internet – the information on this website is also available as a CD ROM. It provides general information and guidance on using the internet.

Parental controls for mobile phones leaflet

A guide for parents and carers on mobile location-based services

A guide for parents concerned about Cyberbullying