Christmas is almost upon us once again, and soon some lucky children will be excitedly tearing the wrapping off a new mobile phone, tablet or games console. For some of them, it will be the first time they’ve owned a device that connects them to the online world. Even for older children, a new device means new corners of the digital landscape to explore – and unfortunately, new risks to be aware of.

In the guide, you'll find tips such as how to turn location settings off, how to discourage device dependency and how to set up parental controls.

Check out the parent's guide to setting up new devices as well as Parent guides on popular apps on our dedicated Online Safety pages...

Online Safety Resources for Parents

 

Mr Turner, Computing Subject Lead