YouTube: parent factsheet

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Download our factsheet for parents on how they can keep their child safe on YouTube. It includes information on potential risks to children when using YouTube, and instructions on how to use Youtube safety controls.

Last reviewed on 27 June 2022
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YouTube: parent factsheet

Share this factsheet with parents to help them keep their child safe when using YouTube. It explains the potential risks, and what parents can do about them.

You can share this factsheet however you think is best - whether that's by email, printing copies to hand out, or putting it on your school website. We just ask that you keep our logo on it, so it's clear that it was produced by The Key Safeguarding.

If you're sharing this factsheet with parents by email or newsletter, use the following text to introduce it:

"Your child can get a lot out of YouTube, but there are some risks too, like contact from strangers or seeing unsuitable videos. Follow the steps in this factsheet to help keep your child safe."

June 2022:

We checked and updated some of the instructions for using settings on YouTube

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