E-safety

PUPIL – ICT CONTRACT

The ICT facilities at St John Fisher are provided for members of the School to use:
● As an aid to academic work – in lessons, for private study, homework and research;
● As a means of communication between staff, pupils, parents and the general public.

Pupils are expected to use the School equipment and software solely for these
purposes.

Security and privacy
● I understand that hacking of any nature is strictly prohibited. I will not attempt to
access material belonging to anyone else without specific permission.
● I will use only my own User Identification to log on to the network. I will not reveal
my password to any other person. I understand that keeping my password secure is
my responsibility.
● After logging on, I understand that I should not leave a networked computer
unattended, even for a short time, without logging off.
Use of inappropriate material and software
● I will not load or download inappropriate material or software from the Internet, e.g.
games or chain mail. I will not attempt to access restricted sites or to use ‘chat services’. I understand that I may not under any circumstances send or access racist, obscene or illegal material. I understand that the School tracks material accessed on the web and that I am responsible for all material accessed using my User Identification.
E-mail
● I will use e-mail and its associated facilities including the address book in a sensible
and appropriate manner. In particular, I will not send or forward offensive or inappropriate material to individuals or to groups of e-mail users. I understand that ‘chain mail’ and related items are forbidden.
School computers
● I will not modify the standard settings for any School computers. I will not play games on School computers.
Printing
● I understand that I am expected to use the printers for Schoolwork only and that I may not print excessive quantities without permission.
Pupil Laptops
● No student will connect a laptop computer to the School network without the prior
written consent of the Network Manager.
Remember
● Staff may remotely watch and control your screen at any time;
● The use of chat lines and messaging is forbidden;
● The School reserves the right to examine and to monitor any Internet sites visited
and e-mails exchanged.

Name: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Class: . . . . . . Signed: . . . . . . . . . . . Date:. . . . . . . . . . .
(Print in capital letters)
Parent’s Signature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Date: . . . . . . . . . . .
This contract should be read, understood and signed by every pupil. – Strict
adherence to the contract terms will be expected at all times. By signing this
document you agree to be bound by the School’s acceptable use policy and service level agreement, copies of which are available on the School website.