AVCO AnyComms secure data transfer

AVCO AnyComms is software that is used to transfer information securely between schools and Children’s Services, using data files.

AVCO is used for the following reasons:

  • to make it easier for schools to send and receive data files securely
  • to reduce paper, printing and courier costs
  • to allow for the exchange of large or batch files
  • to enable schools to maintain control over their own files and information.


To find out more, including how to install, manage and use AVCO, please download the AVCO school user guide

Common Transfer File

Common Transfer Files (CTFs) are files which are used to electronically import and export data when pupils transfer from one school to another. 
CTFs should be sent via the School to School (S2S) secure website.