Policy Documents

E-safety Support has 6 policy documents - scroll down for details and samples.

Our comprehensive policy template documents are ideal if you are short of time and need to prepare the e-safety policy for your school, covering e-safety, social media and acceptable usage policies.

You can choose how to use the documents. You can use them as they are, or amend and edit them to suit your requirements. Whichever way you choose to use them, you can be sure that they are a great basis for setting out your e-safety rules in school.

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E-safety Policy Template
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This e-safety policy template provides a useful starting point for your e-safety strategy in school. The document has been saved in Word, meaning that it is fully editable by the user. You can cut, copy and paste your own requirements into the template, or choose to leave it largely as it stands, if it is suitable for your school. The policy includes a number of clear, easy to follow statements, as well as substantial guidance and support for everybody in the school.

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Resource type: POLICIES Education level: All Levels
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Social Media Policy Template
Ess social media policy staff 2013

This template document in Word allows you to create your own social media policy for teachers. Simply add your school name, the date, then cut and paste your own content into the document, or use it largely as it stands. The document includes guidance and policy notes, and is a useful reinforcement for a schools' e-safety policy, specifically about the use of social media.

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Resource type: POLICIES Education level: All Levels
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Extremism and Anti-Radicalisation Policy
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This policy supports the PREVENT duty for schools as part of the Counter Terrorism and Security Act (2015).

The policy should be used as part of the overall safeguarding policy and it supports and complements the ‘British Values set out in the Department of Education guidance, ‘Promoting fundamental British values as part of SMSC in schools’

The policy is provided in Word format, so it can be modified to suit your own school.

Resource type: POLICIES Education level: All Levels
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Acceptable Usage Policy for Primary Pupils and Parents
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This document is an Acceptable Usage Policy (AUP) suitable for primary school pupils and parents. Young people need to understand the basic rules for using ICT in school and for school purposes, which is where the AUP comes in. The document can be used as is, or it can be adapted for your own use. It covers the use of school IT systems, email and social media, privacy, Data Protection, use of images and more.

Resource type: ACCEPTABLE USE POLICIES Education level: Primary
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Acceptable Usage Policy for Staff
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Every school needs to have an Acceptable Usage Policy (AUP) for their staff and other stakeholders. This document is suitable for use by staff, support staff, governors, visitors, wider stakeholders with access and external contractors. It encourages responsibility for e-safety and clearly outlines how ICT can be used safely in and out of school.

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Resource type: ACCEPTABLE USE POLICIES Education level: All Levels
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Acceptable Usage Policy for Secondary Pupils and Parents
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This Acceptable Usage Policy (AUP) is suitable for secondary pupils and parents. It covers important e-safety topics and fosters an understanding of the key issues surrounding usage of ICT and the Internet in and out of school. These include use of school IT systems, email and social media, privacy, Data Protection, use of images and more. The policy can be used as it is, or adapted for your particular requirements. It encourages responsibility from parents as well as students.

Resource type: ACCEPTABLE USE POLICIES Education level: Secondary
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