Chittaway Bay Public School

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Social media rules of engagement

In joining our community on Facebook and Instagram, Chittaway Bay Public School follows the Department of Education Code of Conduct, Facebook’s Community Standards and Instagram's Community Guidelines.



Facebook and Instagram Terms and Conditions state no one under the age of 13 years should have a Facebook or Instagram profile. Therefore, any comments, page fans or followers from primary students on the Chittaway Bay Public School page will be removed and, if warranted, users will be reported.


Tagging or naming student photos

Photos of students can only be published if the correct Department of Education permission to publish forms have been completed by the student’s parent or guardian. The photo must be removed after one year of publishing unless further permission from the parent is sought.

For privacy and protection, please do not tag photos of children, and please do not name them in your comments, unless the previously mentioned permissions is sought.On rare occasions and with parental permission, students may be named by the school Facebook or Instagram administration team.

Tagging of parents or friends within the comment box is permitted with the understanding that all other rules of engagement are followed.



Chittaway Bay Public School encourages interaction from participants with the understanding that the school does not endorse comments or wall postings made by visitors to the page. We ask that visitors making comments on the page show respect for other users by ensuring discussions remain civil. Personal attacks, trolling or spam will not be tolerated.

We reserve the right to remove comments that do not adhere to the rules of engagement of the page, Facebook’s community standards and Instagram's community guidelines including comments that:

  • are deemed racist, sexist, abusive, profane, violent, obscene, spam
  • advocate illegal activity
  • are wildly off-topic
  • libel, incite, threaten or make personal character attacks on Chittaway Bay Public School students, employees, guests or other individuals.

We reserve the right to remove any participant that does not adhere to the rules of engagement, Facebook’s Community Standards and Instagram's Community Guidelines.

Remember, your name and photo will be seen next to your comment, visible to all visitors to the page.

We will not permit messages selling products or promoting commercial, political or other ventures.


Moderation Hours

This page is moderated from 9am to 3pm on weekdays.