Safe Online

Keeping little ones safe online is very important to prevent exposure to inappropriate material or opportunity for abuse. Early Years settings can promote to parents the importance of ensuring safety locks and settings are installed on home technology, and to keep screen time to a minimum so children can be physically active.

National Guidance

Safeguarding Children and Protecting Professionals in Early Years Settings: Online safety guidance for practitioners from the UK Council for Internet Safety

Safeguarding Children and Protecting Professionals in Early Years Settings: Online Safety Considerations for Managers from the UK Council for Internet Safety

Chief Medical Officers’ commentary on ‘Screen-based activities and children and young people’s mental health and psychosocial wellbeing’ (see one page poster page 11)

Advice and resources

Childnet Keeping Under 5s Safe Online

Internet Matters Online Safety Advice

Think You Know Keeping your Under 5s safe online

Swiggle Child-friendly search engine