Data protection

The Children's Services Information Governance team offer a traded service for schools (Information Governance). The service provides advice and guidance on data protection legislation, Freedom of Information, and records management.

For more information on how the service can support your school, please see the Information Governance pages on the Services to Schools webshop. Various levels of support are available from comprehensive cover to support for in-house data protection officers, with a range of training events accessible throughout the year.

Information Governance on Services 2 Schools Webshop

Further information

The Information Commissioner’s Office has lots of information about complying with data protection legislation.

For information about records management for schools, please see the Information and Records Management Society - Schools toolkit or Academies toolkit.