Statement of intent
It is our intention to provide an environment in which children, parents and staff are safe from images being recorded and inappropriately used eliminating the following concerns:
1) Staff being distracted from their work with children
2) The inappropriate use of mobile phone cameras around children
Our aim is to have a clear policy on the acceptable use of mobile phones and cameras that is understood and adhered to by all who visit or work at the Nishkam Nursery without exception.
In order to achieve this aim, we operate the following Acceptable Use Policy:
Photographs taken for the purpose of recording a child or group of children participating in activities or celebrating their achievements is an effective form or recording their progression in the Early Years Foundation Stage. However, it is essential that photographs are taken and stored appropriately to safeguard the children in our care.
Updated April 2019