Advice for Parents

Online-safety for parents

Support at College

The Brixham College Student Support Team are always on hand to support students that are in need of a helping hand. This includes dealing with incidents that have occurred online. Should you wish to find out more please do not hesitate to contact us at

Support at home

Below you will find some simple tips to help your child stay safe online and further resources from national bodies.

Parents and carers play a key role in supporting children to learn about how to stay safe online, and they are one of the first people children turn to if things go wrong. We know it can be difficult to stay on top of the wide range of sites and devices that young people use, so have a look at the resources offered by the UK Safer Internet Centre, Childnet, NSPCC and CEOP they may help.

Childnet International

Whether you are a technophobe or a technophile, it’s still likely that you’ll be playing catch-up with the way your child is using the internet. The Think U Know website is designed to help you understand more about what happens online.

Worried about someone ?

If you’re worried about how someone is behaving towards your child online (or another child you know) there are things you can do.


Want to make your Broadband connection safer?

Below we have published links to the main service providers in our area. Whether you use Sky, BT (We really like the BT Controls) or another service provider you normally have the ability to filter inappropriate content and reduce the risks.




Virgin Media:


Open DNS:

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