At National Online Safety, we provide multi-award-winning online safety education for the whole school community. It’s our mission to make the internet a safer place for children. We believe that when children go online to learn, communicate or play, they should be able to do so safely. That’s why we provide schools all over the world with the knowledge they need in order to tackle new and evolving online risks.
Age Inappropriate Content Explained
Children being exposed to content on the internet which isn't appropriate for their age is a perennial safeguarding concern; this video quickly tells you what you need to know.
The online world is an amazing place for children and young people to
discover new things. There’s a proportion of content, however, that young
people are at risk of finding accidentally which could damage their mental and emotional
wellbeing. Understandably, it’s one of the major areas of online safety concern for parents and
carers: Ofcom’s ‘Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes 2022’ report, in
fact, highlighted that seven out of ten parents worry about their child being
exposed to age-inappropriate content while exploring the internet.