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Rules on Contact with Students

Use of Email All contact from a teacher to a student via email must be from the teacher’s school email account. It is preferable (and stated in the school policy) that students only use their school email to contact a member of staff. However, this is very difficult to enforce and it is acceptable for staff to respond to emails from private accounts. The contents of emails from staff to pupils should be professional in manner and reflect the high expectation that the school has of all such communication. Use of Social Media 1.  Facebook: a. No member of staff
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Guidance for Parents taking Photos and filming at School Productions

Example Text for letters to parents (based on example from Kent LA) We are staging a production/special event of on xxxxxx. We are sure some parents/carers would like to take photographs/videos of the production. As you know we have a policy in place with regards to the taking, making and use of images and you will have previously signed a consent form stating whether or not your child could be photographed. If you wish to take photos at the production there is a strong possibility that other children will also be included within the picture. At XXXXXXX we are happy
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Record of Concern for E-Safety Form

xxx School Record of concern about Esafety This form is for use by any adult working in school that has a concern about Esafety. This could be a concern that a child has disclosed to you about something that has happened when they are using the computer or about being bullied (cyber-bullying). It could be a concern that you have about ICT practice in school or on social networking sites involving children or adults. Download a copy of the Short and Sweet e-safety guide as a Word document See more Short & Sweet e-safety guides
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Usage of Encrypted Flash Drives in School

Use for any documents that can identify children/staff or photos/videos Use for transferring data only The above data should not be saved to a home personal computer or to an unencrypted mobile device A copy of the data on this flash drive should be kept on the secure school system/VLE. If the password is lost all work on the flash drive will be lost. If this flash drive is lost it should be reported to XXXX and details kept and logged. Follow the chart below to decide if your data should be encrypted   You could use the following headings
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Supply Staff and Trainee Teacher E-safety guidelines

This could be laminated and put near the teacher desk in the classroom or kept in the register drawer. Edit to suit your own school rules: To ensure XXXX Primary School remains a safe and secure place to learn, we kindly ask you to observe the following: Sign in and out For safety reasons, please remember to sign in and out when entering and leaving the premises. We also require all visitors to wear an identification badge whilst on the premises. Mobile phones Under no circumstances should mobile phones be taken into classrooms or any other area that children are
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