The Use of Mobile Phones Policy

Safeguarding of children within the setting is paramount and we recognise that mobile phones have potential to be used inappropriately.

In order to ensure children’s safety, the following will apply:

  • The use of mobile phones/Smart watches and cameras is strictly prohibited on nursery premises. There are signs displayed on the entry doors to remind staff, parents and visitors.
  • Staff mobile phones/ Smart watches/ cameras should be stored in staff lockers and only used whilst staff are on breaks or outside of their working hours.
  • In circumstances such as outings staff will use the nursery mobile phone which has no camera and no internet access.
  • All parents sign consent forms regarding the usage of photographic evidence.
  • It is the responsibility of all members of staff to be vigilant and report any concerns to the management.