Keeping safe: stop, think, before you click!                                         
12 rules for responsible ICT use
These rules will keep everyone safe and help us to be fair to others.
  • I will only use the school’s computers for schoolwork and homework.
  •  I will only delete my own files.
  • I will not look at other people’s files without their permission.
  •  I will keep my login and password secret.
  • I will not bring files into school without permission.
  •  I will ask permission from a member of staff before using the Internet and will not visit Internet sites I know to be banned by the school.
  • I will only e-mail people I know, or my teacher has approved.
  •  The messages I send, or information I upload, will always be polite and sensible.
  •  I will not open an attachment, or download a file, unless I have permission or I know and trust the person who has sent it.
  •  I will not give my home or video, or give any other personal information that could be used to identify me, my family or my friends address, phone number, send a photograph, unless my teacher has given permission.
  • I will never arrange to meet someone I have only ever previously met on the Internet or by email or in a chat room, unless my parent, guardian or teacher has given me permission and I take a responsible adult with me.
  • If I see anything I am unhappy with or I receive a message I do not like, I will not respond to it but I will tell a teacher / responsible adult.


Hector is on your computer's at school to protect you. Click on him if you see anything on your screen that you know shouldn't be there and then call a teacher. Stay Safe when using the internet.