Digital Citizenship Acceptable Use Agreement
St Francis School, Ayr, provides for the educational needs of students through a range of information and communication technology resources. This agreement is designed to ensure the Cyber-Safety and Digital Citizenship of our students and must be accepted by students, parents and guardians in order to have access to the school’s ICT resources.
When using technology, I will always:
Show respect by:
- Thinking and checking that what I write or post online is polite, respectful and appropriate.
- Treating others kindly in all online interactions, never sending mean or bullying messages or passing them on.
- Not copying someone else’s work or ideas from the internet
Show safety by:
- Looking after myself and others by thinking about what I share online
- Not emailing any person who does not wish to receive email, not sending unsolicited bulk mail messages.
- Never answering questions online that ask for my personal information
- Ensuring that the information, images and materials I post online will not put me at risk.
Show responsibility by:
- Allowing others to learn by not interfering with their technological equipment
- Only joining a space online with my teacher or parent’s guidance and permission
- Protecting my password and not sharing it with others
- Protecting my friends’ information in the same way
- Only accessing relevant and appropriate online content
- Being careful with the technology equipment at all times
Be proud by:
- Only using my Google Account for educational purposes
- Trying my hardest when given online tasks
- Participating positively and productively in collaborative online activities
- Maintaining the image and reputation of St. Francis School, Ayr.
I understand and will follow this Agreement. If I break this agreement, the consequences could include suspension of computer privileges and/or disciplinary action as outlined in the Behaviour Management Policy.