In preparation for this #WakeUpWednesday, National Online Safety have created a free online safety guide for schools to share with parents and carers about Grand Theft Auto (GTA); the 18+ rated game in which sex, violence, profane language and nudity form the main themes of the game. Popular for its criminal narrative, the GTA series encourages users to break the law in order to succeed and progress through the game.

With over 100 million users on the game’s online social club alone, Grand Theft Auto is hugely popular among young people under the age of 18! The following guide is designed to inform and support parents and carers, highlighting some of the concerns surrounding this game: