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Information aimed at children and young people

Thinkuknow is a website that has guides to internet safety and safe surfing for children and young people. The information targeted at different age groups.

Visit the Thinkuknow website

Own It 

The BBC has launched its own site for children called Own It. It is aimed at 9-12 year olds and is designed to help children get the most of their time online. 

Visit the Own It website

Childline has lots of useful information for young people including videos, apps and online message boards.

The website covers subjects like:

  • sexting.
  • online bullying.
  • taking care of your digital footprint.
  • mobile phone safety.

Visit the Childline website 

Childnet has information for children and young people divided into primary and secondary age categories. The site has links to information for individual apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Snapchat and gaming sites such as Playstation.

Visit Childnet primary age pages

Visit Childnet secondary age pages

UK Safer Internet Centre has games, quizzes, films and advice to help young people get the most out of the internet while staying safe online.

Vist UK Safer Internet Centre Youth site 

CEOP is dedicated to keeping children safe from sexual abuse and sexual grooming online.

Visit the CEOP website

Safernet has online safety advice for people with learning difficulties.

Visit the Safernet website