Pupils in Wales mark World Internet Safety Day

Primary schools in Flintshire are the first in the UK to adopt a new programme called "eCadete." A scheme where children are given advise on how to teach their friends about online safety. It's coinciding with World Internet Safety Day today.

Top 10 tips for helping your children stay safe online

Below we've listed some tips for helping your children stay safe online.

  • Ask your child what they do online
  • Let your child teach you how to use social networking and games
  • Know who your child is talking to online
  • Set rules and agree boundaries
  • Make sure the content their looking at is age-appropriate
  • Use parental and privacy controls
  • Check the privacy settings on any online account your children have
  • Have conversations early and often
  • Most sites have 'reporting tools,' make sure your child knows how to find them
  • Seek further advice

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