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The internet is an amazing place and a wonderful resource and our aim is to help make the internet a great and safe place for children and young people. Find the latest information on the sites and services that you like to use, plus information about mobiles, gaming, downloading, social networking and much more.

Has someone acted inappropriately towards you online, or someone you know? It may be sexual chat, being asked to do something that makes you feel uncomfortable or someone being insistent on meeting up.
You can report it here.
‘First to a Million’

Ever posted something you regret? Find out how to get help when things go too far. You choose what happens in this interactive film!

Watch ‘First to a Million’ ; http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/14_plus/Films/FTAM/

Thinking about ‘sexting’?

You may have been tempted in the past to send naked pictures or videos of yourself, perhaps to a friend’s mobile, on a web cam, or on social media.

Some people call this “sexting”, “cybersex” or “sending a nudie”. This makes it sound exciting and fun. It can feel really private too.

But sexting is never private. All images can be saved or ‘screengrabbed’ by the person receiving it – even if you think you are using a private network or a temporary message app like Snapchat.

Once a photo is shared online, you have lost all control of it and it will be virtually impossible for you undo. Even if you change your mind and delete the photo you uploaded, other people may have already shared or copied the image. This puts you at risk of abuse or exploitation by others.

Find out more from this great website; http://www.itsnotokay.co.uk/what-is-it/online-safety-and-sexting/


Useful Websites:

Child Net – Young People:  www.childnet.com/young-people




Healthy and unhealthy relationships

Lots of young people have been contacting Childline about their relationships. Now you can get advice and support to help them work out what feels right.

Follow this link to find out more


New Childline campaign highlights unhealthy relationships

Watch: The Game and The Party films

Watch “#ListenToYourSelfie | The Game | Childline” on YouTube; https://youtu.be/TcMd468Pqbs

Watch “#ListenToYourSelfie  | The Party | Childline” on YouTube; https://youtu.be/_G8b7yZapkI

Report online terrorism

The internet is used by some people to promote terrorism and extremism. The Government and police are committed to protecting the public from terrorist content online, but we cannot do this alone. Everyone who uses the internet can help to make it safer.

direct.gov.uk/ reportingonlineterrorism  is a dedicated webpage where you can report online content you think might be illegal, or which you find offensive.

Report an image or video

This service helps young people take down nude images of themselves found online.  Operated by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) and Childline.  The YOTI app is used to verify the user’s identity securely. 3 simple steps are followed 1) Download Yoti, the easiest most secure way to provide identity. 2) Report: give details of the nude image and where it could be online 3) Remove: the IWF will review the details and work to have it removed. For further information click here


What to do if you are worried about a child. To discuss concerns or make a referral: