E-Safety - Keeping your children safe online

The internet is a wonderful resource which allows children to connect, learn and be creative. They can gain access to it in a large number of ways and on an increasing number of devices such as computers, ipads and smartphones.

 

However, they need advice and protection from issues that they may encounter online.

 

There are a large number of resources to help parents do this. We have posted information and links on this page to help you.

 

Do you know how old your child needs to be to use these Social Media applications?
13 Years old

Instagram

Facebook

Tumblr

Snapchat

Twitter

Pinterest

Google+

Reddit

Secret

WhatsApp - 16 years old

 

14 Years old

LinkedIn

 

16 years old

WhatsApp

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17 years old

Tinder

Vine

 
18 years old

Path

 

18 years old (13 with parent's permission)

YouTube

WeChat

Keek

Kik

Foursquare

Flickr

Useful websites