Easy-read IT Policy for Students / Day Service Members

Using IT makes things easier.

This includes:

• Typing your work

Finding out information

Taking a photo of what you did

At College you will learn new IT skills.

You will learn how to use IT safely, and develop your understanding of e-safety.


If you would like anything else to help you use IT, please ask IT support.


During lesson time you can use IT to do work when staff tell you.

You can use the computer for fun:

When you are not in work / lesson time

During breaks

• For reward times

When using IT, you should follow these rules:

• Do not look at pornographic images on the internet in College

• Play sound wearing headphones


• Play sound aloud if others in the room agree

• Do not send nasty messages

• Stop – if someone tells you to stop contacting them

• Do not send indecent images.

This is a criminal offence

• Do not take or post photos showing anyone without their permission

Get permission to have someone’s phone number

• Do not create documents that upset other people

Do not share your personal details online.

This is dangerous. 

• Do not meet in person with someone you met online.

This can be dangerous

Only use a computer that you are logged into. You must use your own username and password.

Ask for permission to use someone else’s IT

• Do not look at terrorist or extreme material.

 Make personal phone calls in your free time only

If you would like help to use technology, ask IT support staff.