Broughton Hall High School. Laptops for Pupils Information for Yr 7 Parents. Welcome and introduction. What is the scheme all about? Why are we doing this? What is being provided? What do we have to do? What help will there be? How will my child benefit? What do I need to know?
Broughton Hall High School
Laptops for Pupils
Information for Yr 7 Parents
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To help your daughter:
HEALTH AND E-SAFETY
Please liaise with Mrs Hible (SENCO).
The equipment belongs to the school, even when it’s in your home.
Let the school know.
How long can I keep the laptop?
Until the end of yr 11.
If you daughter changes school the laptop should bee returned.
What happens at the end of yr 11?
If the insurance has been paid annually, pupils will be allowed to keep the laptop for personal use.
Research suggests this is very unlikely.
We would ask you not to do this with out first checking with the school.
What does the insurance cover ……
accidental damage/theft in yr 7
The policy needs to be renewed in yr 8 and again in yrs 9, 10 and 11 (at a cost of £15 per annum)
What isn’t covered by the insurance policy?
Cost of a replacement case. A new case will cost £15.
Cost of replacing a lost or damaged charger. A new charger will cost approximately £20.
There are sufficient laptops fro all girls in yr 7
Girls are invited to join the programme as part of a rolling programme
Girls who have demonstrated high levels of majority and responsibility since joining the school will be invited in the first instance
Other girls will be invited to join the programme as they grow and develop as students
The intention is for all girls to be offered the opportunity to join the programme by the end of yr 7
What if my daughter ……?
Misuses her laptop eg. Cyber bullying, illegal downloads
Fails to repeatedly bring the laptop to school
Regrettably in such circumstances the school reserves the right to withdraw the laptop. Please be aware that any monies paid are non-refundable.
As long as your daughter remains on roll she may keep the laptop. Just inform the office of your change of address.
yr 7 - £30
yrs 8-11 - £15 per year
(Total = £90)