Responsible Internet Use Policy

Revision History

Version Date Comments  Review Date
11 Spring 2013 Approved and issued (no amendments) Spring 2015
10 Summer 2012 Amended, approved and issued Spring 2013
9 Spring 2012 Amended, approved and issued Spring 2013
8 April 2011 Amended, approved and issued April 2012
7 April 2010 Amended, approved and issued April 2011
6 March 2009 Amended, approved and issued June 2010
5 July 2008 Approved and issued June 2009
4 September 2007 Approved and issued September 2008
3 September 2006 Approved and issued September 2007
2 September 2005 Approved and issued September 2006
1 September 2005 First draft

Pupils Rules for Responsible Internet Use

All pupils use computer facilities, including internet access, as an essential part of learning, as required by the National Curriculum. Both pupils and their parents/carers are asked to sign to show that the E-Safety Rules have been understood and agreed.

 

  • I will only go into the system with my own login and password, which I will keep secret;
  • I will not access other people’s files;
  • I will only use the computers with staff approval;
  • I will not bring in pen drives/memory sticks or any other electronic media devices into school;
  • I will only e-mail people I know with permission;
  • The messages I send will be polite and responsible;
  • I will not give my home address, telephone number, personal details or arrange to meet someone;
  • I will not give out other people’s information;
  • I will show a member of staff any unpleasant material or inappropriate messages sent to me. I know anything I say will be confidential and will help protect other pupils and myself;
  • I know that the school will check my computer files and will monitor the Internet sites I visit.

Pupils Rules for Responsible Internet Use

All pupils use computer facilities, including internet access, as an essential part of learning, as required by the National Curriculum. Both pupils and their parents/carers are asked to sign to show that the E-Safety Rules have been understood and agreed.

Pupil: ………………………                                       Class ……………….

Pupil’s Agreement:

  • I have read and will abide by the school E-Safety Rules.
  • I will use the computer, school network, internet access and other new technologies in a responsible way at all times in school hours.
  • I know that network and internet access is monitored for inappropriate use.
  • I will not misuse any sites/technologies provided by the school outside of school.

Signed: …………………………                                        Date ………………..

Parent’s Consent for Web Publication of Work and Photographs:
I agree that my son/daughter’s work may be electronically published. I also agree that appropriate media that includes my son/daughter may be published subject to the Photography & Video Image Policy agreement I have with the school.

Signed: …………………………                                       Date ………………..

Please print name …………………………………………………………………………

Parent’s Consent for Internet Access:

I have read and understood the school E-Safety Rules and give permission for my son/daughter to access the internet. I understand that the school will take all reasonable precautions to ensure that pupils cannot access inappropriate materials but I appreciate that this is a difficult task.

I understand that the school cannot be held responsible for the content of materials accessed through the internet. I agree that the school is not liable for any damages arising from use of the internet facilities provided by the school.

Signed: …………………………………                                       Date ………………..

Please print name …………………………………………………………………………

Rules for Responsible Internet Use Version 11 Spring 2013