As part of the curriculum in ICT, and as an element of all curriculum subjects, the children will begin to use the Internet. To ensure appropriate use of our Internet and IT facilities, and to minimise any incidence of email abuse or children compromising their personal safety, we issue an Internet and Email Agreement which is required to be signed by both parent and child as the children enter the school.
We endeavour to ensure eSafety of our children at all times, and encourage parents to actively monitor their child’s Internet use at home.
Social Media Sites such as Facebook and the use of Messaging, can provide children with exciting opportunities to use new technologies however; they can also expose the children to inappropriate attention and eAbuse or eBullying.
We positively discourage any unsupervised use of these sites at home.
We encourage the children to use this safe environment. Any abuse of our ICT facilities should be reported to the school immediately.
A copy of the Rules for Responsible Internet, Email and Computer Use in School is located at the end of the prospectus.
All of our internet, web access and IT systems are protected by filtering and forensic software. We teach and encourage the children to use safe IT protocols. More information on eSafety can be found below.