How do I know if a game or app is suitable for me?
Health and Well-being All games should have an age rating that is shown on the game’s website or on the app store. Most games have a PEGI rating, which shows the age the game is for, and icons to show the types of things you might see in the game.
What else should I know is out there?
Health and Well-being Films and TV shows online also have age ratings to show what is suitable for children. Look out for these to see what is suitable for you. On websites and social media it is possible to come across things that can be very upsetting or scary, like animals or people being hurt, […]
What games are suitable for me?
Health and Well-being Different games are aimed at different ages. All video games have an age rating (3, 7, 12, 16, or 18). Games rated 18 are for adults because they contain lots of violence. Did you know that over half of video games available are rated suitable for age 3+ or 7+?
Will the internet have an impact on how I feel?
Health and Well-being Being online can make us feel different things – hopefully most of your time online is positive but there are things that might make us feel bad. You might feel pressured into behaving a different way online to please your friends, or you might see other people online doing or saying things […]
How can I tell if I am using digital technology in a healthy way?
Health and Well-being Everyone uses the internet and devices in different ways so you might spend more time on some activities than on others. How much time you spend online isn’t as important as the benefits of what you do online. Activities that help you learn new skills and use your brain are better than […]