Free internet safety resources for parents

12 Jul 2017 Becca Cawthorne

To help parents ensure their children stay safe online whilst getting to explore and discover new things we’ve pulled together a list of our resources you can access for free which provide information and advice for parents about internet safety.

Family agreement

Our family agreement advice provides a list of things to consider when creating a family agreement and some examples.

The family agreement template provides a framework that will help families set clear expectations for positive and safe internet use. 

We also have guidance to help you to create your own family agreement and put it into practice 

Supporting young people online – Information & advice for parents & carers

The leaflet is available to download in 13 languages including, Arabic, French Punjabi, Turkish and Welsh. Download it for free at: Supporting young people online – Information & advice for parents & carers

The leaflet is available online and can be ordered in English in batches of 20.  Postage and packing costs apply. Order here.

Information and resources sheet

Download the leaflet for free at: Information and resources sheet

The leaflet can be ordered in batches of 50.  Postage and packing costs apply. Order here.

For parents of 3-11 year olds

Keeping young children safe online

Download the leaflet for free at: Keeping young children safe online

More advice about how to keep young people safe can be found in our hot topic – Keeping young children safe online. 

Digiduck’s big decision                                            

The Digiduck® collection is a great way to educate younger children about how to be a good friend online.  The collection now includes a book, PDF and interactive app.

Although you can purchase the book in our store, there is also a free PDF of the book available here: http://www.childnet.com/resources/digiducks-big-decision

The adventures of Kara, Winston and the SMART Crew

Do this fun quiz together as a family to see how much your family know about being SMART online!

For parents of 11-18 year olds

Young people and social networking sites

Download the leaflet for free at: Young people and social networking sites

The leaflet can be ordered in batches of 20.  Postage and packing costs apply. Order here.  

Social media guides

See the collection of guides here: https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-guides

Social Media checklists

View all of the checklists here https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/social-media-checklists