Social Media Policy (2021)

This guidance applies to all staff, including Head Teachers / Principals, Teachers and all Support Staff regardless of whether they are permanent, fixed term, casual or agency or volunteers. It provides guidance on what measures are to be taken to ensure the safe use of social media and defines what is considered to be inappropriate conduct when using social media/internet sites for both professional and personal purposes.

Breaches of this guidance may be dealt with via the schools disciplinary policy or where it is appropriate will be referred to the police.

For the purposes of this guidance Head teachers/Principals will be referred to as Head teacher and School/Academy will be referred to as school.  

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