Mobile Phones & Jewellery Policy

Mobile Phones

Mobile Phones are not permitted to be used during the Academy day.  This includes breaktimes and lunchtimes.  Mobiles phones which are visible and/or being used by students will be confiscated and a parent/carer will be required to collect it.  

iPods, MP3 players and earphones are not permitted during the Academy day.

Jewellery

Students are not permitted to wear any jewellery other than a watch during the Academy day. Please note that smartwatches must not be worn during examinations.

Return of Confiscated Items 

Students cannot collect any item themselves until the end of the half-term period i.e. if a student has their mobile phone/jewellery confiscated then their parents/carers can collect the mobile phone/jewellery that evening or a subsequent day at their convenience.  A student, however, cannot collect their mobile phone/jewellery for themselves until the end of the day on the last day of that half-term.

Items confiscated by the Academy can be collected by parents/carers except where the Academy has chosen to dispose of the confiscated items, e.g. cigarettes, alcohol, lighters.  

Valuables

Please do not bring expensive items or large sums of money to the Academy. 

Disclaimer:

Parents/ carers/ students:  please note that we cannot accept any responsibility of any property or valuables that are brought into the Academy.  Any personal possessions, including musical instruments, bicycles, (mobile phones, ipods or jewellery which are not permitted) is not covered by the Academy’s insurance.