Westbourne Academy is part of the family of Academy Transformation Trust academies.

Our mission is to transform learning, aspirations and opportunities for all our pupils, and the communities in which they live.

We believe that every child matters and deserves a first class education. We believe everyone has hidden potential to be uncovered and nurtured.

Our extensive family of primary and secondary academies are based in the Midlands, East of England and South East.

If you would like to find out more visit www.academytransformationtrust.co.uk

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Email/Office365

All staff and students have Microsoft Office accounts including Outlook email.

This provides a wealth of advantages for the academy, as well as enabling all users to have anytime/anywhere access to not only their email and calendars, but also safe/secure online storage and online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote (please note: students can only send/receive email with users inside of the academy). 

To access your email and Office 365, click the Office 365 image/link on the home page of our website or below:

 O365 logo

The username is the full email address, and the password is the same as used to log into the school computers/network.

 

Acceptable use of ICT

All students and their parents are reminded that access to school ICT is not an automatic right and that all users must adhere to the ICT Acceptable Use Policy. All users must click to agree to this Policy every time they log into the school network and/or onto a school device.

The ICT Acceptable Use Policy is part of the E-Safety Policy.

Background

Technology is a part of learning, entertainment and communication however the use of technology can also bring risks. It is important that you learn to recognise risks and take action to stay safe. When using technology within the academy, students must agree to the following:

I understand that my internet and email activity is subject to monitoring.

I promise to only use the academy ICT for schoolwork that the teacher or responsible adult in school has asked me to do.

I promise not to look for or show other people things that may be offensive or distressing.

I promise to show respect for the work that other people have done.

I will not use other people’s work or pictures without permission to do so.

I will not damage the ICT equipment. If I accidentally damage something I will tell my teacher.

I will not share my password with anybody. If I forget my password I will let my teacher know.

I will not use other people’s usernames or passwords.

I will not share personal information online with anyone.

I will not download anything from the internet unless my teacher has asked me to.

I will not try to access anything illegal.

I will not sign up to and use social networking sites I am not permitted to.

I will not access or share any sites or information that may cause offence or harm to me or others.

I will let my teacher or responsible adult in school know if anybody asks me for personal information.

I will be polite and responsible when I communicate with others.

I will only use my personal device if I have received permission from a member of staff.

I will let my teacher or responsible adult in school know if anybody says or does anything to me that is hurtful or upsets me.

I will let my teacher or responsible adult in school know if someone has accessed or shared a website or information that is offensive or illegal.

I will be respectful to everybody online. I will treat everybody the way that I want to be treated.

I understand that some people on the internet are not who they say they are and some people may be unkind and wish me harm. I will tell my teacher if I am ever concerned in the academy or my parents if I am at home.

I understand that I am responsible for my actions and the consequences. If I break the rules in the Acceptable Use Policy there will be consequences of my actions and my parents will be told.

I understand that my use of academy technology systems and devices is monitored when I am working both on and offline.