Childnet have produced a Parents' & Carers' Guide: Let's talk about life online. A parent or carer, the best tool to support your child in leading a happy and safe life online is open conversation.

Guidance on how to set parental controls and privacy settings.

Grooming is when someone builds an online relationship with a young person and tricks them or pressures them into doing something sexual. Childline are here to tell you what you need to know to keep you and others safe from online grooming

Find advice on the messaging and video apps that let you send messages, share photos, and make video or voice calls.

Find out about setting screen-time limits and helping children moderate their own habits and finding the right balance for your family's needs

Links to useful websites such as Childnet, ThinkUKnow, Internet matters and many more for further help and advice

Find out in this section the various ways you can make a report if you are  worried about anything you or your child come across when online.

Online gaming means you can play in real time with people across the world through a computer, games console, tablet or smartphone connected to the internet. Games can offer children a world of adventure to immerse themselves in, but it’s important to understand how children can stay safe and what games are appropriate for their age.

Social networking sites such as Instagram and Facebook are popular with young people, even those who are of primary age. These types of sites allow young people to be incredibly creative online, keep in touch with their friends as well as sharing photos and videos. Learn about the apps your children are using

What is digital wellbeing? With the online world being such a huge part of young people's lives today, it's very important that we help them to understand how to use it safely, sensibly and with an awareness of how it can impact on them.

Find out what cyberbullying is and how you can help you chi