Google G-Suite for Education
By setting up your child's account, you consent to them taking part in the use of all apps that the school and teaching team will use in providing them with education and learning in and out of school.
G-Suite for Education will be used across the curriculum
We intend to use G Suite for Education - a set of education productivity tools from Google including Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Classroom, and more used by tens of millions of students and teachers around the world. Pupils will use their G Suite accounts to complete assignments, communicate with their teachers and learn 21st century digital citizenship skills.
We will use a special version of the core GSuite Apps to provide a secure learning intranet for our pupils and staff. Pupils will use a Gmail login to access our system servers and the intranet and internet in school. With Google Docs, for example, work cannot be shared with external accounts, only with others within the school’s Google domain. Google require basic information to set up these accounts, your child’s year group and name.
Google Cloud does contain much of the electronic work that your child completes in school. By logging in at home, using the same login as at school, your child can continue working on projects started in school, often using one of the main apps of GSuite, Google Classroom.
Our pupil accounts will have a particular set of security settings to reflect the fact that the system is being used by a child - they have a much higher security setting than our staff for example. We take advice on these settings from companies that advise us, including LGFL and Google
The information below from Google provides answers to common questions about what they can and can’t do with your child’s personal information, including:
This notice describes the personal information we provide to Google for these accounts and how Google collects, uses, and discloses personal information from pupils in connection with these accounts.
Using their G Suite for Education accounts, pupils may access and use the following “Core Services” offered by Google (described at https://gsuite.google.com/terms/user_features.html):
(Please note that Gmail has been disabled on all accounts)
Google provides information about the information it collects, as well as how it uses and discloses the information it collects from G Suite for Education accounts in its G Suite for Education Privacy Notice. You can read that notice online at https://gsuite.google.com/terms/education_privacy.html You should review this information in its entirety, but below are answers to some common questions:
When creating a pupil account, we provide Google with certain personal information about our pupils, including, for example, a name, email address, and password.
When a pupil uses Google services, Google also collects information based on the use of those services. This includes:
In G Suite for Education Core Services, Google uses student personal information to provide, maintain, and protect the services. Google does not serve ads in the Core Services or use personal information collected in the Core Services for advertising purposes.
No. For G Suite for Education users in primary and secondary schools, Google does not use any user personal information (or any information associated with an G Suite for Education Account) to target ads, whether in Core Services or in other Additional Services accessed while using an G Suite for Education account.
We allow pupils to access Google services such as Google Docs and Sites, which include features where users can share information with others within our Internet domain here at Elham Primary School.
Google will not share personal information with companies, organisations and individuals outside of Google unless one of the following circumstances applies:
Google also shares non-personal information -- such as trends about the use of its services -- publicly with its partners.
First, you can consent to the collection and use of your child’s information by Google. If you don’t provide your consent, we will not create a G Suite for Education account for your child, and Google will not collect or use your child’s information as described in this notice.
If you consent to your child’s use of G Suite for Education, you can access or request deletion of your child’s G Suite for Education account by contacting
If you wish to stop any further collection or use of your child's information, you can request that we use the service controls available to limit your child’s access to features or services, or delete your child’s account entirely. You and your child can also visit https://myaccount.google.com while signed in to the G Suite for Education account to view and manage the personal information and settings of the account.
If you have questions about our use of Google’s G Suite for Education accounts or the choices available to you, please contact Elham Primary School.
The Core G Suite for Education services are provided to us under Google’s Apps for Education agreement.