Most children have a tablet, phone or games console at home. All of these can connect to the internet. It’s amazing that we can get some much entertainment and information with just a few button clicks or finger swipes!
We need to make sure that we stay safe whilst using these.
You may have seen this button on our website. This if for you. If you have a concern about something that has happened online, you can click this button and get help.
Who are your trusted adults?
Try to think of five trusted adults that you could go to if you were worried.
You may have a concern that you feel you cannot share with your trusted adults. You can contact Childline
Speaking to Child line
When you call us on 0800 1111 you’ll get through to a counsellor, they’re there to listen and support you with anything you’d like to talk about. Or you can have a 1-2-1 counsellor chat online.
Childline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. So you can talk to us any time. But we might not be able to talk for as long when it’s after midnight.
Thinking about going online? One of these National Online Safety guides might help you get started!
Þ Online Safety Tips for Children
Þ 7 Top Tips for Supporting Children to Express Themselves Safely Online
Þ Online Safety Tips for Children with New Devices
Þ 14 Ways to be Kind Online
Þ Online Bullying Guide for Children
Þ A Guide on How not to be Screen Zombie
Þ 12 Social Media Safety Tips
Remember, there are trusted adults in school who can help.
If you are in school, pop to the Reef or catch one of the family workers to have a chat to. We will always help and offer advice to fix any problem. Give us a wave or a smile if you see us around!