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Parent Guides

You may be aware of a recent campaign by the Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit, to encourage people to report online extremist material. Please follow the link below to anonymously report your concerns.


Guide for parents and carers on the social networking app. Please note users should be 13 years of age to sign up.


WhatsApp Guide

Click on the following link for an updated version of the WhatsApp guide for parents and carers. This is a free guide to help you with safeguarding your children.


Reddit - a free guide for parents/carers

Reddit is commonly referred to as “the front page of the internet”, with millions of users continually creating/sharing videos, images, memes and much more on this forum-style site. This free guide for parents & carers covers what they need to know about the platform to help safeguard their children from potential online risks including; online payments, inappropriate and potentially harmful content, trolling, fake news and more.


TikTok (formerly guide for parents & carers


App Store guide for parents and carers 


A free guide for parents & carers to help them understand the risks young people face when ‘sexting’.




Online bullying

This guide highlights the negative impact that online bullying can have on children, what to do if a child has been bullied online and where they can go for help.




Online safety guide for parents/carers about Twitter


A free online safety guide for schools to share with parents, carers, staff and children about 'Fake News'; the epidemic plaguing our social media timelines and influencing behaviours across the globe.




A free online safety guide for schools to share with parents and carers about Grand Theft Auto (GTA)


The following is an online safety guide for the app 'Houseparty'. please note children should be 13 to use this.


An online safety course for parents/carers


Apex Legends

Apex Legends is considered to be one of the fastest growing games. However, as with any online game, there are risks that trusted adults need to be aware of. It is also important to note that in the UK this game is PEGI rated 16+. The following is an online guide.


Virtual Private Networks

 Although they're a great privacy tool, they can allow children to bypass restrictions on web browsing, opening them up to potential dangers such as age-inappropriate content, malware infections and being spied upon. The following is a guide.