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Ashgrove Primary School, Ashgrove Road Newtonabbey

Acceptable use of the Internet Agreement

Children should know that they are responsible for their use of the Internet in school and that they do so in a safe and appropriate manner.   PLEASE DISCUSS THESE GUIDELINES WITH YOUR CHILD AND STRESS THE IMPORTANCE OF SAFE USE OF THE INTERNET.


  • On the network, I will only use my own login username and password
  • I will keep my username and password private
  • I will not access other people’s files without their permission
  • I will not change or delete other people’s work/files
  • I will ask permission before entering any website, unless my teacher has already approved that site
  • I will use the Internet for research and school purposes only
  • I will only send e-mail in school when directed by the teacher as part of ICT lessons. I will make sure that the messages I send are polite and responsible
  • I understand that the use of strong language, swearing or aggressive behaviour is not allowed when using e-mail etc
  • When sending e-mail I will not give my name, address or phone number or arrange to meet anyone
  • I understand that I am not allowed to enter Internet Chat Rooms while in school
  • If I see anything I am unhappy with or I receive messages I do not like, I will tell a teacher immediately
  • I will not bring in memory sticks or CD-Roms from home to use in school unless I have been given permission by my class teacher
  • I understand that the school may check my computer files/Emails and may monitor the Internet sites that I visit
  • I understand that if I deliberately break these rules I could be stopped from using the Internet/E-mail and my Parent/Guardian will be informed

Safer Internet Policy

ICT Policy

360 Degree Safe is an award/accreditation for schools which demonstrate a strong commitment and capacity for educating pupils, staff and governors with online safety.   The award assesses school policies, practice and procedures and ensures they reflect high standards.

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Online Safety Committee

School Principal: Mr R Smith

The Child Protection Officer: Mrs. Valerie Luney

ICT Coordinators : Mr Hutcheson and Mr Kelly

Governor – Mrs G Hastings


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