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E-Safety Advice for Parents

Advice for parents is available from CEOP (The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, run by the police) which offers these top tips:

  • Ask your children to show you the sites they use.
  • Ask your children to set their profile settings to private on social networking sites such as Facebook.
  • Ask your child about their online friends.
  • Set appropriate parental controls on your child’s computer, mobile and games console.
  • Encourage your child to let you know if they are worried about something online.

Make sure you know where to get help if you are concerned about your child - a list of services is available from