News and advice

Keeping you up to date with the latest news and advice around the apps, sites and games your kids are using.

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21 April 2021

Getting to know what your child is doing online

Find out the different things your child likes to spend time on online. The online world is full of lots of great resources and you should try to make sure your child is making the most of them all!

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25 March 2021

Supporting your child with SEND online wellbeing

Being online is a great way for kids to play, create, learn and connect. Technology has helped us to have fun and feel connected throughout the last year.

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18 March 2021

Instagram announce new tools to help keep under 18s safer

Instagram has announced new measures to help make the platform safer for young people. The new safety tools will help to stop adults from sending direct messages to under 18s who do not follow them and educate teens on how they can keep their profile private. Here’s what we think.

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22 January 2021

Five fun activities to do with your child this lockdown

Talking to your child about what they’re doing online is a really important step to help keep them safe. But with daily routines changing all the time and the stresses of being in lockdown taking their toll, we know it’s not always easy to find the right time to chat or know what to say to them.

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10 November 2020

What is cyberbullying? Supporting your child with a negative experience online

We want all children to have a safe and positive experience when they go online, but sometimes a child might be sent an image, video or message without their consent that upsets or confuses them. It can be hard to know what to say or do in these types of situations and that’s completely normal.

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26 August 2020

Back to school: how do I keep my kids safe online?

For a lot of kids, going back to school can mean new and exciting ways of going online. Whether it’s making new friends and keeping in touch with them over apps, playing the latest game, getting a new phone or spending more time online doing school work. We’ve got tips on how to help your child stay safe when school starts again.

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17 August 2020

What is Twitter’s new limit replies feature?

Twitter has rolled out a new feature that lets you restrict who can comment and reply to your tweets.

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