0-5 years old
More and more pre-schoolers are getting their own tablets or borrowing their parents’ devices to play games, use apps, and watch their favourite TV shows. See advice on simple things you can do to make sure they’re using the internet safely.
Have a look at more information for this age group here.
6-10 Years Old
Early use of digital technology has been shown to improve language skills and promote children’s social development and creativity.
But it’s not without risks for young children, who may come across inappropriate content or begin to copy what older children do online. We’ll help you to understand what you can do to give young children the best experience of going online.
For more advice on how to support this age group in the online world, look here.
11-13 Years Old
As children between the ages of 11 and 13 make the transition to a more independent stage with the move to secondary school, they become more confident internet users with more varied habits. Internet use can be hugely positive for children, but it’s vital to continue discussing online safety with them.
For more advice on how to support this age group, look here.
Here is a guide for supporting children in the online world as they transition from primary to secondary school.