TikTok Update Parental Controls with Family Pairing Feature
The TikTok family pairing feature allows parents to link their accounts to their children's. Find out what features are available and how it can help keep young people safe on social media platforms.
23rd November 2020
Anti-Bullying Week Starts . . Next Week!
This year, the Anti-Bullying Alliance are the official organisers for Anti-Bullying Week, taking place on Monday 16th - Friday 20th November. This year the theme is United Against Bullying. Find out more here:
13th November 2020
Barefoot Resources Round-Up
Get all the Barefoot resources that have been released in response to COVID-19 this year. This article looks at each release including Barefoot Bytes and Barefoot Online.
16th October 2020
Summer Holidays – Online Safety Resources for Parents
Although schools continue to promote online safety as much as they can, there are still many things that parents and carers can offer at home in order to keep young people safe online during the summer holidays.
6th August 2020
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
How to handle sexting incidents as a parent or teacher
It might feel like your worst nightmare, but sexting happens and if it goes wrong, the young people in your life need you to have the knowledge and resources to support them. This article will give you both.
6th January 2020
Staying safe on PlayStation – 5 in 5
Five tips, five minutes, high five. Get to grips with gaming with our quickfire guide to staying safe on PlayStation.
30th December 2019
Take the stress out of gaming this Christmas
Household upon household will wake up to new games consoles this Christmas. If yours is going to be one of them, these tips could be lifesavers.
20th December 2019
Christmas is a time for sharing - make sure it's with consent
With a string of high-production-value nativity performances upcoming, have you considered the implications of photographing your leading star's performance?
27th November 2019
Are you up-to-date with Online Safety resources?
Do you know about all of the resources out there to help you improve how you teach, manage, and practice Online Safety? No? In that case, you'd better read this - pronto.
13th September 2019
Social media in the summer holidays – advice for parents and carers
Whether you and your children use TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram or something else entirely, social media can be used safely and happily over the summer with just a few precautions.
9th August 2019
Sharing images in the summer holidays – advice for parents and carers
Sun's out, cameras out! We've got some top tips to ensure you capture happy memories in a safe and respectful way this summer.
1st August 2019
Gaming in the summer holidays – advice for parents and carers
As part of our work for the UK Safer Internet Centre, we have put together advice for parents and cares on gaming during the summer holidays.
29th July 2019