Online Safety Advice For Parents

Here at St Peter's we do our best to keep our parents informed with the latest advise and guidance on how to keep their children safe when using technology and the internet.

Common Online Safety Topics For Parents

Parental Controls

Parental controls are tools and software that are built into most modern devices that allow you to control what your children can gain access to on a device or the internet. This can range from what websites they are allowed to visit, what apps they can install and what settings on a deviec that they can chane. The purpose of parental controls is to keep children safe when using technology and the internet. For more information on what parental controls are and how you can set them up please Click Here


Parenting in the Digital Age

Parenting in the Digital Age doesn’t need to be overwhelming. In fact, it isn’t so different to parenting in the offline world. Especially if you use the WWW approach and make sure you know:

  • WHO your child is talking to online,
  • WHAT they’re doing online, and
  • WHERE they’re going online

ThinkUKnow for Parents and Carers

An excellent website for parents and pupils alike. Great advice on many issues such as Social Networking, Chat, Mobiles and Cyberbullying. Very good section on reporting or what to do if you or your child is worried.

Know It All for Parents (Childnet)

Another excellent site with really good advice for Parents, in many different languages. It has a video presentation which you view online or order, a glossary of internet jargon and much more.

For more information on parenting in the digital age please Click Here


Useful Online Safety Websites

UK Safer Internet Centre

UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services. 

For more information about the UK Safer Internet Centre please Click Here


Internet Matters

Want to know the steps that you can take as a parent to keep your children safe in their digital world depending on their age?

For More Information Please Click Here