Online Safety and Sexting
Sometimes grooming and sexual exploitation takes place online. Make sure you know how to keep your children safe.
If you are worried about something that has happened online, help is available from CEOP.
Has someone acted inappropriately towards your child online? Report it to CEOP.
If your child shares something online that they wish they hadn’t, they shouldn’t feel guilty. Help is available from ChildLine who can also help you and your child get the image removed.
- Your guide to the social networks your kids use – NSPCC
- ThinkUKnow – advice for parents about online safety
- Tools for keeping your children safe online
- Be share aware – how to keep your child safe on social networks, apps and games – NSPCC
- What’s the problem? – a guide for parents of children and young people who have got in trouble online
- Sexting – advice for parents (ChildNet)
- o2 and NSPCC online safety helpline: 0808 8005002 – have a question about parental controls, or concern about a social network your child uses? What it is, NSPCC can help.
Parents and carers
If you are worried about your child and what they are up to, look at our web page for parents and carers. It contains lots of useful information and advice about child sexual exploitation and online safety.