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Online Safety

Link to the St Bede Online Safety Webpage

It's important to remember that the legal age to have an account on most social media - Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Snapchat - is 13 years old.


Helping make the internet a great and safe place for children and young people.


Help & Advice for Parents and Carers:

Help & Advice for 4-11 Year Olds:


UK Safer Internet Centre

Providing support and services to children and young people, adults facing online harms, and professionals working with children, the UK Safer Internet Centre (UKSIC), established in 2011, is a leading global partnership helping to make the internet a great and safe place for everyone.

Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online:

National Online Safety

Online safety education for parents:

  • Top Tips for Adopting Safe and Healthy Online Habits - Download guide

  • What Parents and Carers Need to Know about Sharing Photos Online - Download guide

  • What Parents and Carers Need to Know about TikTok - Download guide

  • What Parents and Carers Need to Know about YouTube Kids - Download guide


Skips Safety Net

Safety Net supports schools, community groups and frontline practitioners in teaching parents how to keep their children safe when using the Internet, social media and online gaming.

Developed in collaboration with Home Office Prevent and West Midlands Police and Crime Commission, Safety Net is proving (using live webinars, remote learning and family resources) to be a vital way of keeping children safe online.

The Safety Net website features a number of Parent Guides, including this Guide to Cyberbullying, as well as Guides to Social Media, Gaming, Privacy Settings etc, all aimed at parents.


CEOP Education

The National Crime Agency's CEOP Education team aim to help protect children and young people from online child sexual abuse.

They do this through their education programme, providing training, resources and information to professionals working with children, young people and their families.


Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online?

Make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors: