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Download and adapt our model online safety policy, which includes acceptable use agreements for pupils, parents and staff. See examples of policies from primary, secondary and special schools.

Download our model policy

Our model is:

  • Designed for you to adapt to suit your school's context
  • In line with relevant requirements and good practice
  • Approved by Forbes Solicitors

It also contains:

  • Separate acceptable use agreements for you to use with: 
    • EYFS and KS1 pupils and parents/carers
    • KS2, KS3 and KS4 pupils and parents/carers
    • Staff, governors, volunteers and visitors 
  • A self-audit for staff on their online safety training needs 
  • An online safety incident report log for your designated safeguarding lead (DSL) to use 

How to make sure your own policy is up to date 

Most recent changes

In section 3.1:  a bullet point stating that governors should ensure that online safety is a running and interrelated theme while devising and implementing their whole-school or college approach to safeguarding and related policies and/or procedures In section 5: bullet points to