Mobile Phones

Mobile phones must not be visible in school, and if seen they will be confiscated and we will then require a parent or carer to collect the phone from school.

Mobile phones will not be available for collection by a pupil.

The reasons for the ban on mobile phones in school are:

  • to avoid pupils being distracted from their studies
  • to remove barriers to teaching, learning and assessment ie to allow staff to deliver without interruptions
  • to fully safeguard pupils and staff
  • to remove the risk of damage to or theft of expensive mobile phones to reduce the potential risk of cyber bullying and misuse of social media.
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