Pupils at the Grove Primary School in Consett are learning how to stay safe on the internet as part of the NSPCC's Safer Internet Day- but surveys show the extent of bullying online: nationally more than one in six children have experienced it, and 41% have seen something hurtful or unpleasant.
You can see our tips for keeping your children safe online here and watch the full report from Derek Proud below:
More top news
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.
Five 'supermassive' black holes that were previously hidden by dust and gas have been uncovered by astronomers at the University of Durham.
Cameron Gosling's death in the River Wear is the 15th in two years.