St. Patrickís Primary School
Acceptable Usage Policy for Internet Use
Code of Conduct for Internet Use:
To guard against children accessing inappropriate or
blocking/filtering software must be installed in conjunction with the computers
Internet access software (e.g. Net Nanny, Webkeys Prowler etc.).
teacher will not permit Internet sessions without close monitoring of the
chat room sessions will not be allowed.
e-mail attachments from unsolicited or unknown sources will not be allowed.
sessions will be directed at previously checked safe sites and
educational resources only.
or signing of visitorís books at web sites is not allowed without permission.
Guidelines for participation in Internet sessions:
personal information about the child, the childís family, the teachers or the
school will be disclosed without permission from the teacher supervising the
encounter with information or a message that threatens, demeans or otherwise
makes the child feel uncomfortable must be reported to the teacher supervising
the session. On no account should a response be made to such a message.
account should a child make arrangements for an unsupervised meeting with any
other on-line correspondent without permission. If permission is obtained, any
meeting should take place supervised and in a public place.
or images, which might assist in identifying an individual, should not be
transmitted without permission.
Use of a
full or last name in on-line correspondence should not occur without permission.
pupils will not appear in association with the pupils photograph on the school