Information & Support for Primary-Aged Children


Gaming has come a long way since the days of playing on a ZX Spectrum or a Nintendo Gameboy. With so many choices, including multiplayer game options and micro-transactions, it can be a difficult world for parents and carers to keep on top of. This section explores gaming in further detail, looking at why children choose to game, the range of games available and how to set boundaries, find alternatives and support your family.


Despite many activities requiring you to be 18 years of age, with the rise of online gaming and accessibility via online services, young people are exposed to gambling and gambling style activities at a younger age. This section explores the activities and opportunities presented to children to help you understand the subject in further detail, looking at how your child can engage in these activities, how to hold conversations with your child and how to prevent gambling related harms