Online Safety

At Abbot’s Lea we understand that the internet is an important part of life. That’s why learning how to use it safely is so important. We use the school computers and Internet connection for learning at Abbot’s Lea and ask pupils to follow our E-Safety rules to keep everyone safe.

We use the school computers and Internet connection for learning. These rules will help us to be fair to other people and keep everyone safe.

  • I will ask permission before entering any website, unless my teacher has already approved that site.
  • I will only use my own login and password when I use the school network.
  • I will not tell anyone else my login and password, I will keep these a secret.
  • I will only look at or delete my own files.
  • I will only bring floppy disks, CDs or USB drives into school with permission from a member of staff.
  • I will only email people I know, or my teacher has approved.
  • When I am sending an email, I will NOT give my home address or phone number, or arrange to meet someone.
  • I will ask for permission before opening an email or an email attachment sent by someone I do not know.
  • I will NOT use any Internet chat rooms or Instant Messaging.
  • If I see anything I am unhappy with or receive messages I do not like, I will tell a member of staff immediately.
  • I know that the school may check my computer files and may monitor the Internet sites I visit.
  • I understand that if I deliberately break these rules, I could be stopped from using the Internet or computers in school.

Online Safety Resources
Abbot’s Lea School E-Safety Policy–Download
CBBC Stay Safe Fact Sheet–Download
Digital Parenting Magazine–Download
Staff Code of Conduct for ICT–Download
Childline Online and mobile safety

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