These regulations apply to all Mobile Telephones and other handheld electronic devices*
Years 7 to 11
- Pupils may bring a mobile telephone into school on the condition that whilst in school the telephone is switched off and kept in the pupil's own locker.
- Any pupil found in possession of a mobile telephone during the school day (including at muster, break and lunch) will be issued with a College detention.
- Any pupil using a mobile telephone during a lesson or school activity will be issued with a Saturday detention.
Years 12 and 13
- Pupils may bring a mobile telephone into school. Any pupil found using a mobile telephone during a lesson or school activity will be issued with a Saturday detention.
- During a study lesson in the Learning Resource Centre or Dining Hall, pupils may use a mobile telephone (on silent) but not make voice calls.
- When using a mobile telephone in school to e-mail, message or access the internet, pupils must follow the Acceptable Use Policy
- Pupils who bring a mobile telephone into school do so at their own risk.
- Pupils must not use the recording function including the video, camera and audio whilst on school premises or school activities/trips without the specific permission of a member of staff.
- Pupils must ensure that no inappropriate content, e.g. images, messages is stored on any telephone brought into school. Any telephone found with inappropriate content will be confiscated**, kept in the General Office, and returned only to a parent.
- If any pupil is found using a mobile telephone during a lesson, the telephone will be confiscated**, kept in the General Office, and returned only to a parent.
* Excluding calculators and spell checkers
** The senior member of staff 'on duty' will confiscate the telephone, arrange for its safe storage and for a parent to be contacted.
Advice for parents can be found here