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E-Safety, Gaming and Parental Controls

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While there are huge benefits to being online to stay connected to family and friends during this period, the government recognises many parents feel concerned about the activities and content their children are accessing. This guidance outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to get support and advice.


TikTok has now been downloaded over 2 billion times on the Google Play Store and the App Store (source: techcrunch.com (03.05.20)) and we seem to be seeing lots more TikTok videos during lockdown from doctors and nurses to Dame Judi Dench! It can be a fun app to use but it is important that appropriate privacy settings are used and you are aware of what TikTok is.  You must be over 13 years of age to use TikTok.

For more information about TikTok, please access the Knowsley City

Online Safety Newsletter


What we do: Helping to make the UK the safest place to live and work online.
We support the most critical organisations in the UK, the wider public sector, industry, SMEs as well as the general public. When incidents do occur, we provide effective incident response to minimise harm to the UK, help with recovery, and learn lessons for the future

More specifically, the NCSC:

  • understands cyber security, and distils this knowledge into practical guidance that we make available to all

  • responds to cyber security incidents to reduce the harm they cause to organisations and the wider UK

  • uses industry and academic expertise to nurture the UK’s cyber security capability

  • reduces risks to the UK by securing public and private sector networks


Parent Info is a website for parents, covering all of the issues amplified by the internet. Its newsfeed function enables schools and family-focused organisations to host and share expert advice and information through their own websites.  Parent Info provides support and advice to parents, with contributions from the leading experts and organisations in matters related to young people and families in a digital world. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see the live news feed.

The majority of our work focuses on the removal of child sexual abuse images and videos. We work internationally to make the internet a safer place.







Is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.




Net Aware is a good e-safety resource to keep your child safe in today’s digital world. Stay informed by signing up to their newsletter. For more information please click onto the NSPCC NetAware image above.


CEOP helps to keep children and young people safe online. CEOP helps thousands of children and young people experiencing exploitation. A simple confidential report can be created on the website to seek the help you may need, either if you are trying to support someone else or yourself.


Many gaming devices now offer the ability to connect to the Internet and allow you to interact with other gamers. See the guides below on how you can apply parental controls in order to keep your child safe when using these devices.

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