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The Home Learning Hub is our free library of resources to support parents and carers who are taking the time to help their children be safer online. We have adapted our classroom-based resources to make them easily accessible for everyone.

A brief description explains each resource, so once you are ready simply click the ‘download’ buttons.

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Online Safety Shareables

For a bite-sized rundown of what you need to know, try our Online Safety Shareables! These resources are free for you to download and share with your school communities.

As a Safer School, you are able to download and share these on your organisation’s social media channels, newsletters, emails, and all other digital platforms!

Make sure to tag @OurSaferSchools to share the love!

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5 Ways to Keep Children Safer Whilst Gaming

If you play videogames or know someone who does, take a look at our top safety tips to stay gaming safely.

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My Child’s First Device

Looking for advice to help with your child’s first device? Check out our infographic for a rundown of what you need to know!

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Replika: Your AI Friend

We are now seeing the mainstreaming of AI friends and support bots online. Check out our infographic on AI platform Replika.

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How to Use Smart Speakers Safely

Are the names ‘Alexa’ and ‘Siri’ popular in your house? Make sure you’re staying smart by staying safe with your smart speakers. Check out our infographic to learn more!

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What is the Metaverse?

Our Online Safety Experts have had a look at the ‘metaverse’, what it is, how it will be used and the risks associated with it.

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Metaverse and VR Buzzwords

Does the child in your care talk about the metaverse or use Virtual Reality technology? Get up to speed with their language using our online safety shareable.

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Talking to Your Child About the War in Ukraine

Our online safety experts have created a guide to talking to your child about the war in Ukraine and helping them make sense of distressing news.

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Having Supportive Conversations

This toolkit is designed to help you make the right decisions on when and how to have a supportive conversation.

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Young Carers and Isolation

Being a young carer can be isolating. Find out how you can help the young carer in your life.

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CSE Awareness Day

We all have a role to play in raising awareness about all forms of exploitation to enable safeguarding professionals, the public, parents and carers, as well as the children and young people in our lives, to recognise the signs of exploitation.

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What is Rocket League?

Our online safety experts have taken a look at the game Rocket League to help you keep the young gamers in your care safe.

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What is the Online Safety Bill?

Read our guide to the Online Safety Bill to learn what it is, what it changes for young people and steps to take right now to safeguard children online.

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Ofcom Report Roundup 2022

Communications regulator Ofcom has released its latest Media Use and Attitudes Report 2022 looking at the recent online trends and attitudes of children and parents across the UK.

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The Impact of Self-Help Apps

Our online safety experts have taken a look at the impact self-help apps might have on children and young people.

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Everything You Need to Know About ‘Finstas’

Our online safety experts have taken a look at everything you need to know about young people and their secret Instagram accounts.

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Everything You Need to Know About BeReal

Our online safety experts have looked at the photo sharing app BeReal to help parents, carers, and safeguarding professionals understand the attractions and risks this platform poses for those in their care.

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A Guide to Parental Control Apps

Learn about parental control apps and if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Password 101 – Our Top Tips for Staying Password Protected

As we celebrate National Password Day, we’re sharing our Password 101 – the best advice and resources we have on password protection.

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Quick Guide to Fifa for Parents and Carers

If you’ve ever heard them talking about it, here’s our quick guide to understanding the game.

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What is Minecraft? A guide to the game

Our Minecraft Shareable takes a look at the basics of the multi-platform game, its risks and top tips to keep the Minecrafters in your care safer!

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Exam Stress: 5 Tips to Thrive This Exam Season

Learn about exam stress and how you can help the young people in your life cope with anxiety around exams.

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Telegram: Your Online Safety Guide

We’ve taken a look at the controversial app Telegram to help you keep children and young people in your care safe.

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Reporting Harmful Content: leading by Example

Find out why children and young people are hesitant to report harmful content and how we can all do more to keep the internet a safer place.