Are you looking for advice before purchasing console games for Christmas?

 

Parentzone has published advice and guidance including short video clips:

http://parentzone.org.uk/article/choosing-right-console-games-christmas

Visit:

http://www.askaboutgames.com/

Where families can make sense of video games and where parents/carers can access a wide range of information and advice about online safety for families:

http://www.askaboutgames.com/playing-safe-online-useful-information-for-parents/

 

Looking for help with Social Media settings?

Visit the UK Safer Internet Centre to find out about the safety features on a number of sites Including:

YouTube

WhatsApp

Twitter

Tumblr

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/social-media-help

 

 

Purchasing an iPad/iPhone for your child at Christmas?

The following advice from Apple should help you in setting up an Apple ID. We would recommend not using full name when setting up the account.

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201084

 

 

Parental settings for iPhone can be found at:

http://www.imore.com/how-enable-parental-control-restrictions-your-iphone-or-ipad

 

The following links provide excellent advice for parents and they are constantly updated!

https://www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls/interactive-guide/

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/fighting-for-childhood/about-us/partners/nspcc-o2-online-safety-partnership/

 

 

For further help you can contact the NSPCC/O2 Helpline

The number is 08088005002