With children spending more time away from school, it is essential that families are aware of the increased risk to children when they are working on electronic devices.
Thinkuknow is the national online safety education programme from CEOP, the online child protection command of the National Crime Agency.
Thinkuknow helps parents, carers, teachers and others keep children safe from sexual abuse, offering learning activities, advice and support for children and young people aged 4-18 and their families.
The fact sheet Keeping your child safe online while they are off school (Primary) offers practical advice to parents som that children can work safely online.
Childline has seen an increase in communications from children during the pandemic period. You can read what children have been saying to Childline about coronavirus (NPSCC) to help you support your child’s mental well-being.