Learning Gateway User Agreement

The Learning Gateway is provided by St. Bede’s Catholic School & Sixth Form College for the use of Parents, Students, Staff and Governors of our School.

The purpose of this agreement is to guide the users of the Learning Gateway and to protect the rights of all individuals including the safety and well being of all students.

‘By using the Learning Gateway you will be agreeing to uphold the terms of this Agreement’.

Learning Gateway

St. Bede’s Catholic School & Sixth Form College and any and all entities that control, are controlled by, or are affiliated or under common control with St. Bede’s Catholic School & Sixth Form College are collectively referred to herein as "we," "us" or "our". “Users” refers to all other persons that access the Gateway and its related sites, including the Parent, Student, Staff and Governors of St. Bede’s Catholic School & Sixth Form College.


You are required to have a valid account to access the Learning Gateway. You agree to provide, maintain and update true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as requested by our annual data collection process. You shall not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or entity, including using another person’s username, password or other account information, or another person’s name.

You also agree to notify us promptly at ithelpdesk [at] stbedeslanchester.co.uk of any unauthorised use of your username, password, other account information, or any other breach of security that you become aware of involving or relating to the Learning Gateway.
We may suspend or terminate your account and your ability to use any Learning Gateway site or feature for failure to comply with these terms of use or any special terms relating to a particular service, for infringing copyright, or for any other reason whatsoever.

Use of Content

Except as we specifically agree in writing, no content from the Learning Gateway may be used, reproduced, transmitted, distributed or otherwise exploited in any way other than as part of the Learning Gateway, except that where the Gateway is configured to enable the download of particular content.
You may download a copy of such content to a computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided that you (a) keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (b) make no modifications to the content, and (c) do not use the content in a manner that suggests an association with St. Bede’s Catholic School & Sixth Form College. Any business use, "re-mailing" or high-volume or automated use of the Learning Gateway is prohibited.

In the event that we offer free downloads of software on the Learning Gateway and you download such software, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the "Software") are licensed to you by us or third-party licensors for your personal, non-commercial home use only.

Security Measures

St. Bede’s Catholic School & Sixth Form College provides a secure connection to the Learning Gateway and takes reasonable precautions to ensure that emails and browsing sites on the Learning Gateway are virus free. We do not accept responsibility for any losses incurred as a result of viruses we might transmit and recommend that you should use your own virus checking procedures.

Content accessible through links from Gateway

You should be aware that when you are on the Gateway, there are links to other sites that take you outside of our service to sites that are beyond our control, such as banner advertisements, sponsors and content partners. You acknowledge that when you click on any of the aforementioned links, the sites you are taken to are not controlled by us; different terms of use and privacy policy may apply, and we are not responsible for such sites. We do not endorse any products or services that you purchase from a third-party site that links to or from any Gateway or third-party content contained on our sites. We strongly encourage you to make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any third parties. Nor can we be held responsible for the accuracy, relevance, legality or decency of material contained on sites retrieved in searches and/or listed in search results or identified on search results pages.

I have read and accept the user agreement and wish to proceed to the Logon page.

If you are still having problems accessing the VLE from home, please e-mail ithelpdesk@stbedeslanchester.co.uk