Online Safety Post - Supporting Children Deal With Upsetting Content (13.10.23)

ONLINE SAFETY POST - Supporting children deal with upsetting content

Children will see a lot of online content which they do not fully understand. This might be inappropriate content but it also might be news content which they do not understand. For example, this week, there has been a lot of news reporting of conflict in Israel and this could cause children extreme distress and worry.

This guide contains some valuable advice for supporting children to deal with upsetting content which they have encountered online – whether that’s the attacks in Israel, or something else entirely. These tips will assist trusted adults in helping young people to process any negative emotions that children may feel.

For further online safety information, please visit our school online safety webpage:

Thank you.

Mr Skirton