BYOD Student Agreement 2021

BYOD Student Agreement for Years 5 and 6

Please discuss the following agreement with your child.

Be Thoughtful

  • I will follow all instructions given by a teacher about my device, including turning off the device or handing over the device to the teacher on request.
  • I will only airplay my device when instructed to by the teacher.
  • I will ask for teacher permission and the permission of all people involved prior to recording or photographing any person.
  • I will handle my iPad respectfully.
  • I will not take my iPad out of its cover
  • I will not run while carrying my iPad
  • I will not eat or drink while using my iPad
  • I will not leave my iPad on the floor
  • I will store my iPad securely while not in use
  • I will not handle another student’s iPad except with permission from the teacher
  • I will ensure apps that the school recommends are installed on my device.
  • I will respect my family’s privacy by never accessing or sharing at school anything that is on my iPad for my family’s use (e.g. family photos or apps that don’t relate to my school work).
  • I will be respectful of other students’ personal devices.
  • I will use my Student Apple ID appropriately (provided by my parents).

Be Engaged

  • I will be ‘on task’ when using my iPad at school and use my iPad as a learning device.
  • I will not text or play unapproved games during school time
  • I will not use social media at school unless given explicit permission by the teacher to use for educational purposes. Many sites, including Kik, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook are not appropriate for student use.
  • I will only use YouTube when instructed by the teacher
  • I will ensure there is enough space on my device to download the required educational apps, store content and to complete learning tasks.
  • I will follow the classroom rules set out by my teacher.
  • I will bring a fully charged iPad to school every day. If I miss work because my iPad is not charged I will be required to complete the work in my own time.

Be Safe

  • I will keep my iPad in my school bag while travelling to and from school at all times.
  • I will not take my iPad outside of the classroom except with permission from the teacher.
  • I will not leave my iPad on the floor or unattended and I will store my iPad in my desk or school bag while not in use
  • I will not delete or tamper with profiles and configurations on my iPad.
  • I will not use another student’s device except with permission from the teacher.
  • I will report any loss of or damage to my iPad immediately to my teacher and my parents.
  • I will be cyber safe by protecting my passwords, not sharing personal information and storing work appropriately.
  • I will report any behaviour that puts myself or any other person in an unsafe online situation.
  • I will move around my learning spaces safely with my iPad. 
  • I will select a background wallpaper from the standard gallery provided.
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Parent Agreement

Parent Acknowledgement

I give permission for my son/daughter to use the Internet and other ICT facilities on a personally owned device (iPad) at school and I:

- Have read and discussed with my child the BYOD (iPads) Acceptable Use and Care Policy and the Computer Facilities and External Networks (ICT) Policy.

- Agree to my child using Information and Communication Technologies for educational purposes.

- Agree to my child transmitting work electronically to teachers and having the work published where the school considers it to be appropriate.

- Agree that, whilst all normal care will be taken, the school is in no way responsible for replacement of the device due to theft, repairs due to breakage or any other sort of maintenance of the device.

- Understand it is my responsibility to pay for any breakage or damage to my child’s device.

- Understand it is my responsibility to pay for the repair of any breakage or damage that my child causes to another child’s device.

- Understand and agree to the consequences outlined for my child breaking any Student Use Agreements.

- Acknowledge that my child’s use of the device at school will at all times be subject to the directions of the teachers and that failure to follow those directions may lead to the consequences outlined in this document. 

- Understand it is my responsibility to ensure my child’s iPad for loss or theft.

- Consent to my child’s use of the School’s technology which is transitioning to Microsoft from Google. Google Apps are provided through Google Apps for Education and that consequently students’ emails and associated account details may be transferred, stored and processed in the United States or any other country utilised by Google to provide the Google Apps services.

Microsoft applications including emails are hosted in Australia.

Information about the security and privacy features of Google Apps for Education may be found at https://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/education/benefits.html

Information about the security and privacy features of Microsoft may be found at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security-center/

- I consent to my child’s use of the following programs:

     - Scratch (block coding/programming) https://scratch.mit.edu/

     - Tinkercad (3D design software) https://www.tinkercad.com

When using these applications, anonymous student logins are used. Please contact the school if you have any questions.

- I have viewed the 2021 BYOD webinar

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