We expect those who access and use the School’s social media accounts to:

  • Post meaningful, respectful comments – in other words, no spam and no remarks that are off-topic or offensive
  • Use common sense and common courtesy
  • When disagreeing with others’ opinions, keep replies appropriate and polite
  • Have an easily recognisable username
  • Be vigilant about protecting yourself and your own privacy and security settings
  • Abide by the Terms and Conditions set by the Social Media platform
  • Act honestly and with integrity
  • Treat all people equitably and with respect
  • Respect the privacy of others
  • Encourage positive, constructive discussion
  • Communicate with care and transparency
  • Abide by the letter and the spirit of the law
  • Comply with all Policies and Procedures of Peter Moyes Anglican Community School as amended from time to time
  • Refrain from any action that may bring the School into disrepute
  • Refrain from any action that may endanger yourself or others physically, emotionally or spiritually
  • Refrain from using your relationship with the School for unauthorised personal gain
  • Report any unsafe/potentially unsafe behaviours or events to Peter Moyes Anglican Community School by phone or email
  • Report any abuse of others or the Terms of Use to the School
  • Take personal responsibility for online comments and behaviours

In addition: On the School’s Facebook account, users may tag themselves and/or their children in posts and images but may NOT tag or name any other person in a photo, including photos of children other than their own or without their permission, and if person is under the age of 18, without the permission of their parent/guardian.

The School retains the right to review all comments/content and remove any that are inappropriate and/or offensive or which do not reflect the School’s Values.

As part of our Terms of Use, those who use the School’s social media accounts will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others
  • Post graphic, obscene, explicit, hateful or racial content, including links, comments and/or images
  • Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, indecent, misleading or unlawful material or information
  • Use the School’s name to promote or endorse any product, cause or political party or candidate
  • Engage in cyberbullying, harassment or disrespectful conduct towards others – staff, parents, students, Old Scholars or any organisations or individuals ‘followed’ by a School Social Media account
  • Use rude or offensive language (such as swearing, cursing, cussing or using expletives), including the use of abbreviations, shortenings or symbols
  • Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents
  • Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer
  • Upload links to external web pages, websites or other links that are not approved by Peter Moyes Anglican Community School - they will be deemed as spam and removed
  • Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary information
  • Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded
  • 'Troll' or deliberately disrupt discussion
  • Include link baiting (embedding a link in your post to draw traffic to another own site)

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Users should use their own good judgement when engaging with Peter Moyes Anglican Community School’s social media accounts.

Violations of the Terms of Use may result in a user being banned, or if deemed appropriate, other legal or disciplinary measures may be taken.

Users with grievances or concerns related to School should contact the School by phone or email, not through the School’s social media pages. The School requires this level of engagement to be able to address concerns.