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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.

Visit the Kingston and Richmond Safeguarding Children Partnership website (opens a new window)

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

Visit the Thinkuknow website (opens a new window)

​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.

Visit Childnet parent/carer pages (opens a new window)

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

Visit UK Safer Internet Centre parent/carer site (opens a new window)

Visit UK Safer Internet Centre foster carer and adoptive parents site (opens a new window)

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

Visit the CEOP website (opens a new window)

Visit the CEOP You Tube channel (opens a new window)

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.

Visit the Cerebra online safety advice (opens a new window)

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

Visit the Family Lives website (opens a new window)

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 (opens a new window)