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Tips for Staying Safe Online

Being online is amazing! Browsing the web, playing games online with friends and ... But, it's so important to make sure you are safe online to ensure this fun continues!

Remember, S.A.F.E. to stay safe online:

1. Stay secure: Don't share personal details like your full name, address or phone number with strangers online.

2. Always think: Be careful with links and downloads. If you're unsure, ask an adult for help.

3. Fortify passwords: Make passwords that are hard to guess and never share them with anyone.

4. Engage kindly: Treat others with respect and kindness. There is another person on the other side of the screen. 

Remember to talk to your trusted adult if something online makes you feel uncomfortable. 


Here are some websites where you can learn more:

  • Thinkuknow: Tips and games to teach you about internet safety.
  • Childnet: An online safety guide with great resources and advice for understanding online safety.
  • NSPCC: Tips and support for being safe online.
  • Interland: A virtual world where you can learn to be safe online through fun adventures. 
  • BBC Own it: Play fun games and quizzes to learn about online safety. 

Stay safe and happy while online and if you need help, talk to your trusted adult.