Internet Policy

Internet Policy for Classroom

Statement of Intent

Our preschool the internet during pre-school hours. We recognise that this could if misused cause a safeguarding incident and therefor have this policy in place to protect the children within our setting and outline the correct procedure for its use.

Aim

To outline the responsibilities of staff, committee members, parents and volunteers that use the internet within the School House during pre-schools opening hours.

Methods

  • The pre-school internet may only be used in the office for administrative or training purposes. No children may be present during its use unless this is for educational purposes such as looking up information or images relating to the children’s learning. In which case more than one staff member must be present for the activity.
  • Staff and committee members are only permitted to engage in any activities on the internet such as social networking websites or logging into their own internet accounts in the office.
  • Uploading any photos / videos of pupils or work related information to these sites would be breaching the confidentiality policy and is not permitted.
  • If staff, committee members or parents have any concerns as to the use of this device then the safeguarding procedure must be followed.

 

This policy was adopted by West Wycombe Pre-school in October 2018.

Policies are updated when necessary and reviewed on a yearly basis.

Reviewed and amended September 2019

Internet Policy for Office

Statement of Intent

Our preschool the internet during pre-school hours. We recognise that this could if misused cause a safeguarding incident and therefor have this policy in place to protect the children within our setting and outline the correct procedure for its use.

Aim

To outline the responsibilities of staff, committee members, parents and volunteers that use the internet within the School House during pre-schools opening hours.

Methods

  • The pre-school internet may only be used in the office for administrative or training purposes. No children may be present during its use unless this is for educational purposes such as looking up information or images relating to the children’s learning. In which case more than one staff member must be present for the activity.
  • Staff and committee members are only permitted to engage in any activities on the internet such as social networking websites or logging into their own internet accounts in the office.
  • Uploading any photos / videos of pupils or work related information to these sites would be breaching the confidentiality policy and is not permitted.
  • If staff, committee members or parents have any concerns as to the use of this device then the safeguarding procedure must be followed.
  • Staff are welcome to use the pre-school wifi when in the office on their breaks however they must only use personal content on their own mobile phones and not download any pre-school documents or send or save any pre-school images.

This policy was adopted by West Wycombe Pre-school in October 2018.

Policies are updated when necessary and reviewed on a yearly basis

Reviewed and amended September 2019