Products and Services for Parents
Swiggle.org.uk - Child Friendly Search
Swiggle is a child friendly search engine designed to help young people with their first steps on the internet
A tool to support non-school groups in making their use of technology safer
Test your Internet connection to see if it blocks illegal child abuse and terrorist content
Resources for Parents
Downloadable booklets to guide you through your profile settings in Facebook
Downloadable booklets to guide you through your profile settings in Twitter
Downloadable booklets to guide you through your profile settings in Instagram
Downloadable booklets to guide you through your profile settings in Snapchat
Social Media Checklists
Downloadable booklets to guide you through your profile settings
Video Conferencing for Kids: Safeguarding and Privacy Overview
Never have video conferencing services been as important as they are right now. No longer are they a novelty but vital for us all to stay connected, whether home, school or work.
So You Got Naked Online
A resource that offers strategies to support the issues resulting from sexting incidents
European network of organisations tackling bullying in an innovative way
Password Management & Security Guide
A free resource explaining how to create strong passwords
Online Safety Podcast
Official SWGfL online safety podcast
Online Safety Guidance for Parents
A downloadable resource for parents
Young People and Screentime - A Good Start
Resources for parents and carers to help children get off to a good start using digital devices
Ask.fm Online Guidance
Have more control over your Ask.fm profile and what to do when things go wrong
Who Wnts 2 No?
It's fun, it's educational and it's written by two best selling children's authors
With Friends Like These
Raising awareness in young people of the consequences of sharing and publishing images of others
Latest Articles for Parents
Netflix Launches Updated Parental Controls
Netflix has updated its parental controls with some new and improved features for the online service - Here's everything you need to know.
8th April 2020
Making the Most of It - What to do at Home!
Feeling bored? We have put together a list of fun and educational activities you can do straight from your home!
3rd April 2020
Identity Online - #freetobe
There are two sides to every coin, and maybe even more if you look long enough. You are the same but a different you when you’re at dinner with your Grandma than if you are out with your friends on Friday night and online is just the same.
7th February 2020
Staying safe on Xbox – 5 in 5
Five tips, five minutes, high five. If your kids are playing Xbox, take five minutes now to understand how you can keep them safe and clued up when they're gaming.
13th January 2020