Digital Learning and E-Smart
We are very proud to announce that Maiden Gully Primary School is an officially accredited eSmart School by DET and the Alannah and Madeline Foundation. We feel confident that our students, staff and the wider school community are well supported to be smart, safe and responsible users of digital technology. We encourage everyone in the school community and beyond to continue to uphold and promote eSmart behaviours.
Leveraging Learning through Digital Technologies
We believe that learning is accelerated and enhanced through the use of digital technologies within and alongside our core curriculum from Foundation to Year 6.
Guidelines for the Effective Supervision of Students Using Mobile Technologies
These guidelines detail what Maiden Gully Primary School expects of their teachers when supervising students using mobile technologies.
To support students in their learning journey of digital technologies, we suggest parents use a similar approach at home and encourage students to use their devices in main living areas that are frequented and supervised by adults.
Highly Recommended Resources, suggested by E-Smart Student Representatives
Bullying. No Way! – general site on bullying. This website has sections appropriate for different age levels.
eSafety Commissioner - Commonwealth Government site is a one-stop-site with support for parents and all online users. Contains support and steps for reporting inappropriate content or online behaviour, things to look out for, definition of terms and education resources.
Our Commitment to E-Smart Agency
We believe that the "best" possible outcomes from all children's education are very much enhanced by a strong partnership between parents, teachers and students.
Each person at Maiden Gully Primary School, be they students, parents or teachers, has a right to be safe, happy and to be treated fairly with dignity and respect. Behaviour that infringes on the safety of others, such as harassment, bullying and illegal or anti-social behaviour of any kind be that physical, verbal or of a cyber nature, will not be tolerated.
We promote effective learning through: