A new approach to smartphone use will commence in August 2023. This will allow us to focus on learning, teaching and working with others, rather than smartphones distracting some of our learners. Mobile phones should be out of sight during class and between class changeovers. Pupils can use these at break and lunch in the social area (not the lunch hall) and if parents/carers need to contact their young person in an emergency to do so via the school office, otherwise pupils can pick up their messages at break and lunch. Many thanks to parents/carers for their support with this.