Parents and Carers

NSPCC Share Aware 

To kids, online life is real life. And, just like in real life, kids need help to stay safe online. Share Aware is an NSPCC and O2 campaign to help parents have regular and informed conversations with their child about online safety. We're aiming to get every family in the UK chatting about their kids' online world, just like they would about their day at school.

We tell children that’s it’s good to share, but online it’s different and sometimes it can be dangerous. Through our straight-forward, step-by-step advice and Icebreaker email series, we’ll show parents how to untangle the web and teach children how to make the right decisions online, even when parents aren’t there.

  • Our new TV ad – Safety advice from a 10 year old.
  • Icebreakers email series  – We’ve teamed up with O2 to create a bespoke email series full of tips and information on different issues eg cyberbullying and inappropriate content, with activities parents can complete with their child.
  • Mumsnet partnership – Join our Twitter Q&A at 12.30pm on 16th May using #ShareAware, alongside a Mumsnet Facebook live.
  • Family agreements – We have created a downloadable family agreements document for families to complete and fill in together.
  • Share Aware homepage - Read our step-by-step guide to being Share Aware and our TEAM (Talk, Explore, Manage, Agree) framework on how to stay safe online in four simple steps.
  • Net Aware - Our guide to the most popular social networks sites, apps and games that children use. New sites site such as Musical.ly, Kiwi and Pokemon Go have been added this year, along with a breaking news page and top tips from O2 Gurus on blocking, private account settings or in-app purchases. The new Net Aware can be downloaded on both iOS and Android.
  • Teaching resources – Download Share Aware teaching resources for use in the classroom.
  • Specialised advice - Advisors at our O2 & NSPCC Online Safety Helpline – 0808 800 5002 – are here to help with any questions, or anyone can make an appointment with a Guru in store.

Keeping your Child Safe Online

Keeping Your Child Safe Online


Sexual Offences Act 2003

The Sexual Offences Act 2003 provides a clear, modern framework to protect the public from sexual crimes.This leaflet sets out the main laws designed to protect children and families.

Further leaflets in this series cover the laws designed to protect adults, and the laws which affect those who work with children or with people with mental disorders. These leaflets are:

Working within the Sexual Offences Act


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For information from CDOP on sexting with young people visit here:

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