Truth and Courtesy
An Independent Public School
Inspire to Aspire
It is a fact of life today many students own or have access to a mobile telephone.
Many parents see their child possessing a mobile telephone in terms of safety/security considerations.
However, the school's teaching and learning program must also be free from the disruption that may be caused by unfettered access to a mobile telephone.
Mobile telephones are attractive items and can be stolen or lost.
Mount Lawley Senior High School and staff are not responsible if a student's mobile telephone is stolen or lost.
Students must be responsible for the safe keeping of their mobile telephone.
Due to these factors, in 2007 the Director General of Education directed that mobile telephones were not to be used by students in classrooms.
Pursuant to Regulation 70 of the School Education Regulations 2000, the following order is made with regard to students and mobile telephones.
A condition of students bringing a mobile telephone to Mount Lawley Senior High School is that the mobile telephone must be switched off and not used for any purpose in classrooms during lessons.
Students are also responsible for the safe keeping of any mobile telephone that they may bring to school.
Students must also note that it is a criminal offence to use a mobile telephone to menace, harass or offend another person.
If a student uses a mobile telephone in this way it is likely to be referred to the police for action.
The following guidance is also issued to students on mobile telephones:
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Western Australia 6050
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