Answer

PLC and Scotch both filter what websites can be accessed when and by who.

A list of what can be accessed and by what groups is shown below. This list has been approved by PLC and Scotch senior leadership and executive.

This list is also attached to this FAQ as a spreadsheet.

 

Extra Filtering Rules:

Facebook - blocked for all students during the school day.

Other sites - Chatroulette and a couple of other inappropriate sites get blocked when reported.

 

Classification Information
A description of each category is available here
Site classification can be checked here

Key
Popup Blacklist/White list
Category Staff PLC SS SCT SS PLC MS SCT MS PLC JS SCT JS Parent Guest NEW GUEST
abortion open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
abused-drugs open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
adult-and-pornography CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
alcohol-and-tobacco open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
auctions open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
bot-nets CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
business-and-economy open open open open open open open open open  
cheating open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
computer-and-internet-info open open open open open open open open open  
computer-and-internet-security open open open open open open open open open  
confirmed-spam-sources CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
content-delivery-networks open open open open open open open open open  
cult-and-occult open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
dating CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
dead-sites CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
dynamically-generated-content open open open open open open open open open  
educational-institutions open open open open open open open open open  
entertainment-and-arts open open open open open open open open open  
fashion-and-beauty open open open open open open open open open  
financial-services open open open open open open open open open  
games open open open open open open open open open open
government open open open open open open open open open  
gross open open open open open open open open open  
hacking open open open open open open open open open  
hate-and-racism open open open open open open open open open  
health-and-medicine open open open open open open open open open  
home-and-garden open open open open open open open open open  
hunting-and-fishing open open open open open open open open open  
illegal open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
image-and-video-search open open open open open open open open open  
individual-stock-advice-and-tools open open open open open open open open open  
internet-communications open open open open open open open open open  
internet-portals open open open open open open open open open  
job-search open open open open open open open open open  
keyloggers-and-monitoring open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
kids open open open open open open open open open  
legal open open open open open open open open open  
local-information open open open open open open open open open  
malware-sites CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
marijuana open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
military open open open open open open open open open  
motor-vehicles open open open open open open open open open  
news-and-media open open open open open open open open open  
not-resolved CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
nudity open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
online-gambling CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
online-greeting-cards open open open open open open open open open  
online-music open open open open open open open open open  
online-personal-storage open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
open-http-proxies CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
parked-domains CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
pay-to-surf open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
peer-to-peer open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
personal-sites-and-blogs open open open open open open open open open  
philosophy-and-political-advocacy open open open open open open open open open  
phishing-and-other-frauds CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
private-ip-addresses open open open open open open open open open  
proxy-avoidance-and-anonymizers CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
questionable CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
real-estate open open open open open open open open open  
recreation-and-hobbies open open open open open open open open open  
reference-and-research open open open open open open open open open  
religion open open open open open open open open open  
search-engines open open open open open open open open open  
sex-education open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
shareware-and-freeware open open open open open open open open open open
shopping open open open open open open open open open open
social-networking open open open open open open open open open open
society open open open open open open open open open  
spam-urls CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
sports open open open open open open open open open  
spyware-and-adware CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
streaming-media open open open open open open open open open  
swimsuits-and-intimate-apparel open open CLOSED open CLOSED open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
training-and-tools open open open open open open open open open  
translation open open open open open open open open open  
travel open open open open open open open open open  
unconfirmed-spam-sources CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
unknown CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED  
violence open open open open open CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED open
weapons open open open open open open open open open  
web-advertisements open open open open open open open open open  
web-based-email open open open open open open open open open  
web-hosting open open open open open open open open open  

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