The online world is posing an ever-increasing risk to children, and it is important that schools, parents and carers work together to take an active role in teaching children about online dangers. Learning how to act safely when using the internet is an incredibly important part of safeguarding our children.

We are therefore delighted to announce that Hardwick Green have shown our commitment to protecting our pupils online by working with National Online Safety providing resources for all parents and carers.

To create your account, please follow: and set ‘Parent/Carer’ as your user type.

You can access National Online Safety online via any device- including via our brand-new smartphone app. To download the app, please go to:

Alternatively, search for ‘National Online Safety’ in the App Store/Google Play Store.

Parents Online Safety Newsletters

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Guides for setting up parental controls

Guides for different popular apps

Safer Internet Day 2022 Resources

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A guide to Safer Internet Day 2022.
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You can use these questions to help start discussions about how we can all use the internet safely, respectfully, responsibly, and positively when gaming and spending time online.
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Here you’ll find fun and engaging activities that parents and carers can do with children of all ages to support this year’s Safer Internet Day theme: ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online’
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A guide to create a family online safety plan for your household. This will help your children understand the rules and boundaries you want to put in place.
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This sheet provides parents and carers with useful sources of advice and information, both for general online safety and in particular, for this year’s Safer Internet Day theme of ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online.’ It also includes information on how to report online problems.

Will your child be getting a new device for Christmas? If so, you may find these guides useful in setting up parental controls so that they can only access content that you are comfortable with them seeing.