Student agreement

When you start at the academy, your parents and carers agree to the following:

The Co-op Academy student will:

  • work to the academy’s high expectations of our values and behaviours;

  • adopt an attitude of hard-work, self-discipline and organisation in every lesson;

  • be properly equipped for every lesson;

  • meet work deadlines set by your teacher;

  • attend regularly and on time and be punctual to all lessons;

  • follow the academy’s policy on uniform and appearance;

  • respect all property, keeping the academy free from litter, graffiti and chewing gum.


ICT including the Internet, Virtual Learning Environment, e-mail and mobile technologies have become an important part of learning in our Academy. We expect all students to be safe and responsible when using any ICT. It is essential that students are aware of eSafety and know how to stay safe when using any ICT.

Students are expected to read and discuss this agreement with their parent or carer and then sign and follow the terms of the agreement. Any concerns or explanation can be discussed with your child’s Learning Tutor.

Please make sure that you and your child read the acceptable use eSafety.

Academy Student Acceptable Use - Agreement / eSafety Rules

  • I will only use ICT systems in the academy, including the internet, e-mail, digital video, mobile technologies, etc. for academy purposes.

  • I will not download or install software on academy technologies.

  • I will only log on to the academy network/Virtual Learning Environment with my own user name and password.

  • I will follow the academy’s ICT security system and not reveal my passwords to anyone and change them regularly.

  • I will only use my academy e-mail address.

  • I will make sure that all ICT communications with students, teachers or others is responsible and sensible.

  • I will be responsible for my behaviour when using the Internet. This includes resources I access and the language I use.

  • I will not tell other people my login details.

  • I will be responsible for all activity that takes place under my login.

  • I will not deliberately browse, download, upload or forward material that could be considered offensive or illegal. If I accidentally come across any such material I will report it immediately to my teacher.

  • I will not give out any personal information such as name, phone number or address. I will not arrange to meet someone unless this is part of an academy project approved by my teacher.

  • Images of students and/or staff will only be taken, stored and used for academy purposes in line with academy policy and not be distributed outside the academy network without the written permission of the Principal.

  • I will ensure that my online activity, both in academy and outside academy, will not cause the academy, the staff, students or others distress or bring the academy into disrepute.

  • I will respect the privacy and ownership of others’ work on-line at all times.

  • I will not attempt to bypass the internet filtering system.

  • I understand that all my use of the Internet, email and other related technologies can be monitored and logged and can be made available to my teachers.

  • I understand that these rules are designed to keep me safe and that if they are not followed, academy sanctions will be applied and my parent/carer may be contacted.