It is a statement of fact to say that nowadays, the internet is central to all of our lives. Young people, in particular, enjoy using social media to stay in touch with their friends. However, with the benefits of using social media come negatives such as exposure to strangers or to dangerous, offensive or age inappropriate material. The good news is that there are some very easy ways to to make sure that we stay safe online – and it is not true that young people inevitably understand the technology better than their parents. We can all learn to understand the technology if we know where to find out more.
The aim of this page of our website is to give you access to resources and links on the internet, that will be useful in informing you about how you and your children can stay safe online.