Knowetop Primary School
Mobile Phones Policy
In light of the issues highlighted below, it is advisable that children do not bring a mobile phone to school except in exceptional circumstances. Such circumstances should be discussed and agreed upon in advance with a member of the Senior Management Team.
If a mobile phone is brought to school by a child, the school cannot be held responsible for loss or damage.
Mobile phones should never be used as a vehicle for bullying, invasion of privacy or photography. This is illegal and will not be tolerated.
Use of mobile phones which disrupts ongoing work in the classroom is considered unacceptable and will result in confiscation until the end of the school day.
If, for any agreed reason, a child has a mobile phone in school it must be switched off and kept in their school bag during school hours.
Mobile phones brought to school without permission will be confiscated by a member of the Senior Management Team and returned to the owner at the end of the school day.