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Information for parents and carers about online safety

Kingston and Richmond Safeguarding Children Partnership has lots of e safety resources for parents on their website.

Kingston and Richmond Safeguarding Children Partnership

​Thinkuknow is a website that has guides to internet safety and safe surfing. 


​Childnet has information for parents and carers. The site has links to information for individual apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Snapchat and gaming sites such as Playstation.


UK Safer Internet Centre has advice and resources to support you as you support your child to use the internet safely, responsibility and positively.

UK Safer Internet Centre parent/carer

Visit UK Safer Internet Centre foster carer and adoptive parents

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

VCEOP website

CEOP You Tube channel

Online Safety and the Dark Web

CEOP and the National Crime Agency has created resources for use by professionals and parents to understand the dark web. The resources include films and fact sheets to help understand what the dark web is, why a child might access it, and how to facilitate conversations with children about it. Dark Web Explained (

Cerebra has information to help support people with learning difficulties and autism with understanding about online safety.

Cerebra online safety advice

Family Lives has advice on making sure teens stay safe online.

Family Lives

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. 

Own It website