Here are a range of resources to help parents support their child online.
General Online Safety
ThinkUKnow - Excellent resource for parents, students and schools on staying safe. This is run by CEOP
ChildNet International - Resources from the organisation who run Safer Internet Day
Adjust your Privacy - shows you how to get access to all the privacy settings on the various social networks.
Vodafone - Guide to Digital Parenting
These sites from the main providers show you how to access parental controls
How to set up the parental controls from BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media
If students have a smartphone it is likely that they have access to the Internet. Contact your child's mobile provider to ask them to block unsuitable comment.
What parents need to know about mobile phones - Guide from EE, Orange and T-mobile, some finer details are specific to them but the general message applies to all providers.
Much of the time that young people spend online is on social networking sites.
Childnet: Parents guide to social networking - This PDF guide provides help and guidance to parents on social networking and staying safe.
BBC Parents Guide - Information about what to do if your child is being cyberbullied and ways to spot if your child is a cyberbully
Home Use Agreement
Agreement Template - This resource is a good starting point for setting up a home use agreement between parents and children on safe usage of the Internet
Childnet Parents Guide - Staying safe when gaming online