Social media policies
Take a look at some examples to get an idea of what your social media policy might look like.
Example policies from primary schools
St Brigid’s R C Primary School’s social media policy covers all members of staff, governors, volunteers and friends of the school.
It sets out the standards for online personal conduct expected of “school stakeholders”. The policy centres around the safeguarding of children, and asks staff to consider the reputation of the school when using social networking sites outside of school. It also covers use of devices on the school ground, and use of the school network and equipment.
St Paul's Catholic Primary School's social media policy is aimed at staff use.
The policy sets out intentions around safeguarding, maintaining the reputation of the school and avoiding legal challenges.