e-Safety at home

The Internet is an increasing part of today's culture, especially for children, for whom schoolwork, online gaming, and social networking are among the most popular activities. As a parent, there is plenty you can do to ensure your children's experience is both safe and fun.

Here are some useful sites for advice and guidance:

Advice for parents on safe internet use and social media: Using parent control settings at home: Reporting online abuse and cyberbullying:

 Internet Matters

Parental Controls

Safety Centre

 Keeping Children Safe

Smartphones and other devices

 Think U Know

Antivirus with parental control

 Keeping Your Child Safe Online 

How to set up parental control



Here is some useful information for parents, carers and families for online safety about keeping your child safe online:

Online e-Safety Guides

These can be used to learn more about e-safety for apps that your child may be using.


Family e-Safety:

Templates and guides

Workshops for Parents

Missed a workshop or want to refresh your memory? Click on the image to find out more.

Fortnite Parents Guide 





Family Agreement Advice



TikTok Online Safety Guide 





Family Agreement Template


Roblox Parents Guide





Social Networking Parent Guide


Messenger kids


Video chatting: A guide for parents




Social Media Support Pack



Ollee parent information

Ollee Family Worksheet

Ollee app

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For the latest information on digital parenting go to: https://parentzone.org.uk/

e-Safety activities:

Be Internet Legends has plenty of ideas for fun activities for children to explore at home:

  • Interland - join the Internauts in this interactive online game designed to teach children the five pillars of the Be Internet Legends code
  • The Legends Family Adventure - follow the Legends Family as they go on an adventure to Interland and learn some important lessons about online safety - from spotting scams to creating safe passwords - along the way
  • Fun free activities for legendary families - take part in games, activities and challenges to help children be safer and savvier when they go online

Latest updates:

It has become a trend for children to start their own YouTube Channels. Please read our advice on using YouTube and YouTube Channels:

YouTube Channels - Advice for parents

   YouTube information for parents


Safer Internet Day 2022 will be celebrated on 8th February with the theme ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online.

At Ben Jonson we will be organising a poster competition about online gaming. 

For more tips and advice visit  Safer Internet day 2022 or read Britannica's e-book.



Live virtual Safer Internet Day event for parents

Parent Zone is hosting a free 30-minute virtual Safer Internet Day event on YouTube – exploring everything parents need to know about supporting their child’s online gaming. Our expert trainer Sophie will cover which games may be suitable, effective boundaries, and what to do if they are worried about excessive gaming. 

Invite your parent community to join Tuesday 8 February. There’s no need to register: to join, they simply click this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4keZKmxlUSA