In this episode we meet our engaging and likeable young gang, as they get their first phone and embark on an amazing journey through the online world. An entertaining but thought-provoking intro that outlines some of the major themes and worries about keeping safe and being kind online.

Key issues covered

  • Their first phone, joy for the child, worry for the parent.
  • Social media as a force for the good and the bad.
  • How the phone world can affect different characters and personalities.
  • The importance of being a good digital citizen.

The wonderful and the worrisome


of parents have spoken to their child about online safety in the last month and we want that number to continue to grow!

Source: Internet Matters, ‘Parenting Digital Natives - Concerns and Solutions’, January 2018


of teens who participate in social media have
ignored the bullying they’ve witnessed.

Source: Safe At Last, ‘Kids Online Safety - Internet
Safety for Kids’, December 2021

5 hours and 38 minutes

is how long, on average, teens spend online every

Source: The Futures Company, ‘Cox Internet Safety
Survey’, 2014

Some simple ways to support your child

The PhoneSmart Licence has been created in partnership with Internet Matters and We Are Futures. They offer some of the best advice and information to help you engage in your child’s online life and manage the risks they may face. So, you can be sure this entertaining and educational course will have everything you need to help make your children’s online life fulfilling, fun and, above all, safe.

Check out our articles to see what you can start doing today to make your child’s online world a safer one.