Currie Primary iPad Acceptable Use Policy for School Staff




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Currie Primary iPad Acceptable Use Policy for School Staff

A large investment has been made by many school stakeholders to introduce the use of iPads at Currie Primary School.



Users Responsibilities

Users must use the protective covers/cases provided for their iPad at all times

The iPad screen is made of glass and therefore is subject to cracking and breaking if misused: Never drop nor place heavy objects (books, laptops, etc.) on top of the iPad.

Only a soft cloth should be used to clean the iPad screen.

Do not subject the iPad to extreme heat or cold.

Do not store or leave the iPad unattended in vehicles.

Users may not photograph any other person, without that persons’ or parental consent

The iPad is subject to routine monitoring by Currie Primary School.

Devices must be surrendered immediately upon request by any designated member of staff.

Users in breach of the Responsible Use Policy may be subject to but not limited to; disciplinary action, confiscation, removal of content or referral to external agencies in the event of illegal activity.

Currie Primary School is not responsible for the financial or other loss of any personal files that may be deleted from an iPad.

Safeguarding and Maintaining as an Academic Tool

iPads are required to be charged and be ready to use in school.

Items deleted from the iPad cannot be recovered.

No personal files or Apps should be stored on the school iPads.

Personal email accounts and social networking Apps should not be installed on the school iPads.

The whereabouts of the iPad should be known at all times.

It is a user’s responsibility to keep their iPad safe and secure.

If an iPad is found unattended, it should be given to the nearest member of staff.

iPads may be gathered in and reset at any time.

iPads should always be available when needed for academic purposes.



Lost, Damaged or Stolen iPad

If the iPad is lost, stolen, or damaged, the Head Teacher must be notified immediately. No further action should be taken unless directed by the Head Teacher.



Prohibited Uses (not exclusive):

Accessing Inappropriate Materials – All material on the iPad must adhere to the CEC ICT Responsible Use Policy. Users are not allow to send, access, upload, download or distribute offensive, threatening, pornographic, obscene, or sexually explicit materials.

Illegal Activities – Use of the school’s internet/e-mail accounts for financial or commercial gain or for any illegal activity.

Cameras – Users must use good judgment when using the camera. The user agrees that the camera will not be used to take inappropriate, illicit or sexually explicit photographs or videos, nor will it be used to embarrass anyone in any way. Any use of camera in toilets or changing rooms, regardless of intent, will be treated as a serious violation.

Images of other people may only be made with the permission of those in the photograph.

Posting of images/movie on the Internet into a public forum is strictly forbidden, without the express permission of the Head Teacher.

Misuse of Passwords, Codes or other Unauthorized Access: Users must set a passcode on their iPad to prevent other Users from misusing it. This should not be shared with pupils.

Any user caught trying to gain access to another user’s accounts, files or data will be subject to disciplinary action.

Malicious Use/Vandalism – Any attempt to destroy hardware, software or data will be subject to disciplinary action.

Jailbreaking – Jailbreaking is the process of which removes any limitations placed on the iPad by Apple. Jailbreaking results in a less secure device and is strictly prohibited.

Inappropriate media may not be used as a screensaver or background photo. Presence of pornographic materials, inappropriate language, alcohol, drug or gang related symbols or pictures will result in disciplinary actions.

Individual users are responsible for the setting up and use of any home internet connections and no support will be provided for this by the school.

Users should be aware of and abide by the guidelines set out by the School eSafety policy.

Currie Primary School reserves the right to confiscate and search an iPad to ensure compliance with this Responsible Use Policy.



Adult Users must read, sign below and return slip to school.

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Currie Primary iPad Acceptable Use Policy for School Staff

I have read, understand and agree to abide by the terms of the iPad Acceptable Use Policy.

Name: ……………………………………………………………………………………………..

Signature: ……………………………………………………………………………………….



Date: ………………………………………………………………………………………………..


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