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Primary School

Online Safety Resources

Outside of school your child can only be protected by the controls that you provide on their internet, tablet/smartphone, TV, movie and live streaming access.  Setting parental controls or restrictions can be a bewildering task and to help you, we’ve suggested some resources below.

LGfL DigiSafe

LGfL (London Grid for Learning) provide resources, training and technical support of schools and local authorities across London and the home counties including our school.  DigiSafe is full of tips and materials to help you keep your children of all ages safe online

Internet Matters - Digital Family Toolkit

An interactive toolkit designed to give you a personal view of your child's use of technology and how you can help.  This is super resource from Internet Matters whose website is packed with very useful resources (see below).

Achieving for Children (AfC)

Peter Cowley, the Lead Adviser for Online Services and Safety for AfC has put together two incredibly useful short videos for parents on keeping their children safe online. You can find the videos here Please note that you'll have to download the "Session notes" to be able to follow the links.


Vodafone provide an exceptionally good guide to setting parental controls across a wide range of providers and devices.  We also send home a hard copy of their Digital Parenting Magazine a couple of times a year

You’ll also find a wide range of helpful articles in the online magazine here:

NSPCC Net Aware

A joint site by NSPCC and O2 to provide child specific information about social media apps including reviews by children and their parents.  This is an extremely good site to initiate a discussion on the the use of social media with your children.

Internet Matters

Internet Matters is a UK not for profit site with lots of information about keeping children safe online and has some very useful age specific advice for parents


This is the National Crime Agency’s  Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) advice and education site.  We use CEOP’s resources widely in school and there are sections and advice for children, parents, carers and teachers on the site.


This BBC site covers all aspects of digital skills and has a specific family online safety section here

Common Sense Media

This is an American not for profit site which has up to date reviews and advice about games, apps, movies and TV explaining in detail what you can expect to see in categories such as violence, sex, drugs and consumerism as well as talking about positive messages and role models that are portrayed .

Setting Parental Controls


There are of course lots of other sites that provide advice and help in the area of online safety.