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Online Safety

There are lots of fun and interesting things you can do on the internet. And it can be a great way to stay in touch with friends. But it’s important to understand how to stay safe online.

Sometimes people will try to trick you into clicking dangerous links or sharing things about yourself. Or something you’ve shared might be used to bully or frighten you.


Explore these websites to find out how you can stay safe online:

Childline - for advice or making contact for help.

CEOPs - to report a website or issue you are worried about. 

Online safety - games and advice for 8-10 year olds.


Who can help?

Think of an adult you trust who makes you feel safe. They might be:

  • your dad, mum or carer 
  • another family member
  • your teacher or another adult at school
  • another grown up who looks after you


After you've talked to them, if you feel you still need help, don't give up! Tell another adult you trust. You will be able to get the help you need.

You can also get help by calling Childline on 0800 1111, or click here for an online chat with a Childline