Answers to some of the commonly asked questions:
Why have we selected Chromebooks?Read More
Will my child need their own Google account, if so, how will the school be able to put apps on their Chromebook?Read More
How will the Chromebook be backed up?Read More
Teaching with ChromebooksRead More
Why can’t the school provide these devices for free?Read More
Journey to and from school?Read More
Is the battery good enough? How will charging work?Read More
Can my child put their own content onto the Chromebook (music, video, apps)?Read More
I’m concerned about my child’s data being stored on Google.Read More
Google issued self-certification statements relating to Data protection, which are approved by the DfE:
Google do store and log information but this data is encrypted in transmission and at rest, at the same time Google have a contract that says they do not share the data.
What happens if my child leaves the school before the end of the payment period?Read More
What happens if my child accidentally damages their chromebook?Read More
How will inappropriate use of the Chromebook at school be dealt with?Read More
Are there any Chromebook and Google Workspace for Education guides available?Read More
Get the most out of Google Workspace for Education at school with guides, tips, examples, and other training resources: https://support.google.com/a/users/?hl=en#topic=9393003
We will make sure all of our students receive the teaching input to get them up and running with their new Chromebooks when they are issued. It is important to us that everyone, teachers, students and parents/carers, feel capable and confident with the Chromebooks.
Don’t young people already have too much ‘screen time’?Read More
- Does your child have a high or unlimited data allowance on their phone? Change their phone plan to one with a lower limit, in order to ‘cap’ access to social media and the internet.
- Does your child access the internet through your home wifi? Switch off your router in the evening, or regularly change a password to restrict usage.
- Have you set privacy settings correctly with your broadband provider? Ask them how to restrict access to inappropriate content using parental controls.