Social Media – Information for Parents
Technology is an important part of our students lives both within the school and in the wider community. We need to guide our students in the appropriate use of technology. As parents you also have a part to play exercising your role in educating your child in the responsible use of technology. Primarily this would include monitoring your child’s use of mobile phones, tablets and computers and their access to the internet.
|Social Media App||Minimum Age Limit|
|Apple ID (Facetime)||13 and over|
|13 and over|
|Snapchat||13 Not intended for children under the age of 13. Minors, those aged 13-17 should have permission from a parent or legal guardian before using Snapchat. I have seen it noted that “ .. parents or others need to report if a child under 13 is using it”|
|Twitter.||18 Used to be 13+ but is now for over-18s|
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