This article is based on the DfE's non-statutory guidance on mobile phones in schools. It sets out best practice on implementing a policy to ban the use of mobile phones and similar devices during the school day.
Develop a policy to ban the use of mobile phones
It should set out how you will stop pupils from using their phones during the school day. This includes at break and lunchtimes, as well as in the classroom. It can be a standalone policy, or part of your behaviour policy.
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