John Stainer

Safety advice for apps and games

The best way to decide if  game or app is appropriate for your child is to ask to play it with them.

If you are  still not sure, give yourself time to do some research before making a final decision.

Net aware is an Online Safety partnership between O2 and the NSPCC and it is an invaluable online guide for parents. It covers over 50 of the apps and sites most commonly used by young people including ROBLOX and Fortnite. It provides an overview of the game, the PEGI rating, feedback from parents and children. It also has advice on privacy settings, how to remove content on different apps and sites, block people and report abuse.

Alternatively, download the following handy guides produced by National Online Safety :