Life Online

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.

NSPCC advice on how to start a conversation and get support if you're worried.

Having regular conversations with your child can keep them safe online. Help children deal with online issues and open up about their digital lives with these 4 simple tips from Internet Matters.

Here you’ll find a range of resources, games, and guides that you can use together with young people to equip them with the know-how and the skills to connect safely with others online.

In this resource by Internet Matters you can learn about what child-on-child online abuse is, including the signs, and how you can support and inform young people to prevent online child-on-child abuse from happening in schools and at home.

Internet Matters have put together some tips to empower children to make smarter choices to navigate their online world safely.

The Online Together Project

Breaking down gender stereotypes onlineTake this Internet Matters short quiz  with your child to help them recognise how gender stereotypes can impact them in online spaces and encourage them to respect and celebrate differences.

Online Scams targeting teenagers

Explore common online scams targeting teens with advice from Internet Matters and finance expert Ademolawa Ibrahim Ajibade to help keep them safe online.

As online dating has become the new normal for adults, Internet Matters asked their experts to shed a light on how this phenomenon is affecting teens and what parents can do to keep them safe.

Facts and advice from Internet Matters to help protect and educate children about online pornography

Top tips from Internet Matters to help children manage their online reputation.

Sexting facts & advice from Internet Matters. Get expert tips to support children.

The online world’s impact on young people’s body image and what parents and carers can do to help.

Being aware of the Dark Web can help you have informed conversations and support your child if you are concerned.

Cryptocurrency is a digital currency which is often written about in the news landscape and social media – Childnet have produced this resource where you can find out the basics of cryptocurrency in case your child or pupil approaches you about the subject.

Read Internet Matters's online money management guide to help you equip your child with the skills they need when spending money online.

A story for children aged 4 and above to share with an adult about being ‘on the internet’.


This Digital Passport is a communication tool created to support children and young people with care experience to talk with their carers about their online lives.

This blog series from Internet Matters assesses online harms from their tracker survey, analyses who is most impacted and explores why. In this first blog, they focus on the inconsistencies between parents’ and children’s reports of online harms. There is also access to Part 2 which explores the impact of online harms.


Everyday Digital has been developed by Parent Zone to help families develop great media literacy skills.

Based on simple habits, it takes just a few minutes a day to feel a little safer and more in control online.

Read on here to find out how.


With UK Safer Internet Centre's key advice you can be comfortable in knowing that you are able to support your grandchild in using the internet safely and responsibly, as well as knowing how to respond if something goes wrong.

Ollee is a digital friend for children aged 8-11, created by Parent Zone and funded by BBC Children in Need’s A Million & Me initiative, which aims to make a difference to children’s emotional wellbeing.

A story for children aged 4 and above to share with an adult about being ‘on the internet’.

To help grandparents get to grips with life online, Internet Matters have created a new grandparents guide to online safety with practical advice to keep kids safe.