GDPR for Schools and Data Protection Act (DPA) Compliance

School GDPR Policy Compliance, Consultancy & Internal Audits London

School GDPR policy regulation came into force on the 25th May 2018 and replaced the Data Protection Act 1998 governing the use of personal data.

Classroom365 can offer the following services to assist our clients with school GDPR policy compliance and Data Protection policies:

  • School GDPR information audit
  • General awareness training
  • Data flow mapping
  • School GDPR training and certification
  • Privacy notice and school privacy policies
  • School data protection policy impact assessments
  • Business process engineering – managing consent and communication along with access requests
  • GDPR compliance school checklist
  • Reporting of data breaches
  • ICO registration
GDPR compliance consultancy, assessments and policies for schools

We have an external consultant, Andy that we have known for many years who can help with any ICO registrations and school data protection compliance.

To ensure you comply with UK GDPR you may need to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO). Our services include packages to meet all your school Data Protection Officer requirements. We pride ourselves with providing an affordable, transparent and effective DPO service for schools, demystify your obligations and ensuring you become and remain compliant.

Benefits include:

  • Fixed Monthly Cost
  • Choose from 3 service levels: Bronze, Silver and Gold
  • Access to expert advice 5 days a week
  • Protect your staff and customers

Under the UK GDPR, you must appoint a DPO if:

  • You are a public authority or body (except for courts acting in their judicial capacity)
  • Your core activities require large scale, regular and systematic monitoring of individuals (for example, online behaviour tracking) or
  • Your core activities consist of large scale processing of special categories of data or data relating to criminal convictions and offences
  • This applies to both controllers and processors. You can appoint a DPO if you wish, even if you aren’t required to. If you decide to voluntarily appoint a DPO you should be aware that the same requirements of the position and tasks apply had the appointment been mandatory.
  • Regardless of whether the UK GDPR obliges you to appoint a School DPO, you must ensure that your organisation has sufficient staff and resources to discharge your obligations under the UK GDPR. However, a DPO can help you operate within the law by advising and helping to monitor compliance. In this way, a DPO can be seen to play a key role in your school’s data protection governance structure and to help improve accountability.

Our expert DPO will work as an extended member of your organisation and find the right balance between your business objectives and your legal obligations. Our data audits can help you understand the flow of data within your organisation and protect against risk associated with data misuse.

Please get in contact if you need help and support.

School GDPR Policies

All our technicians are DBS checked and with a knowledge of Data Protection requirements in schools, can advise accordingly.