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Safeguarding Resources

In order to support you we have provided below a selection of resources which contain important guidance for parents.


Parental Guide - Apple

Parental Guide - Nintendo Switch

Parental Guide - Wii U

Parental Guide - Xbox Family

Parental Guide - Xbox 360

Parental Guide - Xbox One

Parental Guide - Nintendo 3DS

Parental Guide - Playstation

Adolescent to parent violence and abuse

Home Office Information Guide



Cyberbullying Research Centre


Stop Bullying

Sexting in schools and colleges

Online gaming
Ask About Games

Child sexual exploitation

E-Safety support

Facebook Support
Facebook Safety Centre

Online Safety
NSPCC and O2
Online safety helpline: 0808 8005002 

Online Safety
Get Safe Online

Instagram Support
Instagram Privacy & Safety

Facebook Support
Facebook Safety Centre

Website Support:

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NSPCC have launched a  new campaign, Listen To Your Selfie, which aims to teach young people about online sexual abuse and what constitutes a healthy relationship. The campaign, which has been funded by BBC Children in Need, features two films where selfies come to life and question a situation – The Game focuses on a same-sex online grooming scenario, and The Party highlights peer-to-peer sexual pressure and grooming. CEO Peter Wanless said: “Most of us talk to people online and it’s a great way to stay connected and make new friends. But it can be a playground for paedophiles, exposing young people to groomers who trawl social networks and online game forums exploiting any vulnerabilities they may find. Young people may not understand what is right or wrong in a relationship, or what to do if something makes them feel uncomfortable, online or offline. ‘Listen To Your Selfie’ is aimed at helping young people recognise signs they are being manipulated, controlled or exploited so they feel empowered to make their own decisions or choices. We hope that by putting this in the spotlight we can help young people to feel able to speak up if they feel worried or scared about a situation or relationship.

Parental advice
Parent INFO

Sexual abuse concerns
Parents Protect!

Console games support

Setting safety and privacy settings for social media apps
PGEI games ratings explained
Where to go for help with problems your child is having online
How much time do children spend online
Should parents worry about what their kids are doing online
How does your childs internet use compare
Under 13's social media
How old does your child have to be
Social media are young people addicted
What is and isnt legal online
Online myths and facts
Preventing violent extremism what parents can do
Gang signs and how to prvent involvement
If your child is in a gang
What can make young people vulnerable online
How do abusers do what they do

Domestic abuse support

Relationship issues

Drug use

Drug Watch:

Gang and violence
Home Office Early Intervention
Preventing gang involvement and youth violence: advice for those commissioning mentoring programmes (PDF)


App advice for young people
YouTube / Facebook / SnapChat / WhatsApp / Instagram

Alcohol Rehab Guide
Alcohol Rehab Guide

Bullying and harassment
Anti-Bullying Alliance

Diana Award Anti-Bullying Campaign

Online protetion

Online safety

Common Sense Media

Online safety
Cyber Street

Online safety
Digital literacy and Citizenship

Digital citizenship

Revenge porn
Revenge Porn Helpline

Child sexual exploitation
Know and see the signs

Teen relationships
Act on it

Domestic violence
Nice and serious


Recovery Village

Legal highs
OASIS partnership
How we deal with legal highs

Drugs support
Talk to Frank

Gender identity

Self esteem
Self-Esteem Team

Body awareness
Body Gossip

Mental health issues
Young Minds & Head Meds


Time to Change

Peer abuse


Prevent story's
Prevent tragedies

Positive messages
Kid President

VPN Mentor