New technologies have become integral to the lives of children and young people in today’s society, both within schools and in their lives outside school.
The internet and other digital and information technologies are powerful tools, which open up new opportunities for everyone. Electronic communication helps teachers and pupils learn from each other. These technologies can stimulate discussion, promote creativity and increase awareness of context to promote effective learning. Children and young people should have an entitlement to safe internet access at all times.
It is a world that parents and teachers alike need continuously to keep learning about and the website below is an excellent tool to help with this endeavour:
Mobile Phone Policy
Whilst Immanuel College celebrates technology and works with its pupils to make them educated and digital citizens, we believe that mobile phones have a detrimental impact on learning, concentration and social and emotional wellbeing and therefore operate a no-mobile phone policy in Years 7-11.