Please find below the students Acceptable Use/E Safety Rules. Further information and guidance on E-Safety can be viewed in the Academy's E-Safety Policy (below). There is also a link to the 'Think You Know' website.
Acceptable Use Agreement / E-Safety Rules
I will only use ICT systems in Academy, including the internet, email, digital video, mobile technologies, etc. for academy purposes.
I will not download or install software on Academy technologies.
I will only log on to the Academy network/ Learning Platform with my own user name and password.
I will follow the Academy’s ICT security system, will not reveal my passwords to anyone and will change them regularly.
I will make sure that all ICT communications with students, teachers or others is responsible and sensible.
I will be responsible for my behaviour when using the Internet. This includes resources I access and the language I use.
I will not deliberately browse, download, upload or forward material that could be considered offensive or illegal. If I accidentally come across any such material I will report it immediately to my teacher.
I will not give out any personal information such as name, phone number or address. I will not arrange to meet someone unless this is part of an Academy project approved by my teacher.
Images of students and/ or staff will only be taken, stored and used for Academy purposes in line with Academy policy and not be distributed outside the Academy network without the permission of the Principal.
I will respect the privacy and ownership of others’ work on-line at all times.
I will not attempt to bypass the internet filtering system.
I understand that all my use of the Internet and other related technologies can be monitored and logged and can be made available to my teachers.
I understand that these rules are designed to keep me safe and that if they are not followed, Academy sanctions will be applied and my parent/ carer or the Police may be contacted.
All students must complete and return an Acceptable Use / E-Safety Rules and Image Consent form to Mrs Nixon at the Academy. Copies can be downloaded below.