Information for parents, carers and families

Here are some useful links to websites to help you keep your children safe at home on the internet.
 
 
 
 

Top tips for keeping your child safe online

  1. Turn on Google SafeSearch

https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/510?hl=en

  1. Turn on YouTube safety mode

https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/174084?hl=en

  1. Turn on ISP Parental Controls

e.g. www.sky.com/new-search?q=parental%20controls

and/or use OpenDNS

https://www.opendns.com/home-internet-security   

  1. Turn on parental controls on games consoles

e.g. https://support.xbox.com/en-GB/xbox-360/security/xbox-live-parental-control/

  1. Turn on browser parental controls

e.g. https://www.technorms.com/30739/enable-parental-control-popular-browsers 

  1. Turn on online TV and film parental controls

e.g. http://iplayerhelp.external.bbc.co.uk/tv/pg_PIN

  1. Turn on PC Operating System parental controls

e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EVNJnbrtOc

  1. Turn on TV parental controls

e.g. http://help.sky.com/articles/set-up-parental-controls-on-your-tv

  1. For older children, provide them with a monitored mobile

    e.g. https://www.monqi.co/

  2. Skip explicit tracks on music streaming services

e.g. https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/All-Platforms-Explicit-Filter/idi-p/3869

Further information

https://www.vodafone.com/content/digital-parenting/tools/how-to.html#