Digital Safeguarding Review

This is a popular service with school which helps them look at their online safeguarding practice and develop further good practice. The service works as follows:

  • A consultation meeting at the school between key members of staff. This usually includes the Designated Safeguarding Lead, E-Safety Coordinator and IT Technician. At the meeting, a number of questions will be asked and the members will be asked to provide evidence. The areas covered are:
    • Roles and training
    • Policies
    • Delivering e-safety in the curriculum
    • Working with stakeholders
    • Data Security
  • After the consultation, the school will get a report which highlights areas of good practice and strategies for development. Each area will be graded 1-4 (1 indicating the best practice and, 4 inadequate practice). The school will also receive a review of its e-safety content on the school website along with a certificate of completion.

The cost of the review is

£175 - Small primary school (less than 100 pupils)
£199 - Primary school/Special School
£225 - Secondary school

* Prices do not include travel costs
* Reviews are available for multi-academy trusts and federations. Price will depend on the number of schools.

Data Security Review

This is a new service helping schools prepare for data security changes in 2018. The review highlights current practice in how the school captures and keeps data which is compliant with data security laws. The service works as follows:

  • A consultation meeting at the school between key members of staff. This usually includes the Headteacher (or another member of SLT), Data Protection Officer and IT Technician. At the meeting, a number of questions will be asked and the members will be asked to provide evidence. The areas covered are:
    • Data Assets
    • Third Parties
    • IT Infrastructure
    • Data Transfer
    • Policy/Awareness
  • After the consultation, the school will get a report which highlights areas of good practice and strategies for development. Each area will be graded 1-4 (1 indicating the best practice and, 4 inadequate practice). The school will also receive a review of its data security content on the school website along with a certificate of completion.

The cost of the review is

£175 - Small primary school (less than 100 pupils)
£199 - Primary school/Special School
£225 - Secondary school

* Prices do not include travel costs
* Reviews are available for multi-academy trusts and federations. Price will depend on the number of schools.