Last reviewed on 14 July 2023
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Adapt our model mobile phone policy to suit your school, or use our checklist to help you write your own. See examples of policies from other schools on the use of mobile phones by pupils, staff, parents/carers, visitors and volunteers.

Download our model policy

Use our model to save you time and help you set clear expectations for everyone in your school community. 

Approved by Forbes Solicitors, the policy covers pupils, staff, parents/carers, visitors and volunteers. 

It also includes:

  • A model code of conduct/acceptable use agreement for pupils
  • Template permission forms for bringing mobile phones to school

For more model policies, visit our Policy Expert page.


If you'd rather write your own policy, and just need to know what you should cover, use our checklist to help you:

Template policy summary for visitors

Use our tear-and-share template policy summary to make sure all visitors know your policy on using mobile phones. 

Give it to them when they sign in, so you can enforce your policy consistently and keep pupils safe.

How to decide your