General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR

GDPR - Are you ready?


GDPR - Are you ready?

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into force on the 25th May 2018. Is your school able to evidence compliance?

Important questions to consider

Do you know the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on 25th May 2018, replaces all subsequent Data Protection legislation? 2018 that it will entirely replace the current Data Protection legislation?

Click here to find out more about how to prepare.

Is the data held in your SIMS system accurate?

Find out how SIMS Parent App Lite can help you here

Do you know who has access to personal data in your MIS?

Let us help you with our SIMS Audit

Are your suppliers compliant with GDPR?

We are ISO 27001 compliant and working with Devon County Council’s Information Governance team to ensure that we fulfill our obligations as a data processor.

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Prepare to meet the requirements of GDPR in your school

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Help protect your school against the effects of ransomware with our Remote Backup

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Click here to find out more about protecting your school against ransomware

Anti virus

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Online Safety Service

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Advice and guidance via, newsletters, webinars and on-site consultancy to parents and teachers to help keep schools up-to-date with the latest information on being safe when using the internet and on how to comply to GDPR. Find out more here.



Is your SIMS data secure?

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Scomis are ISO 27001 accredited—demonstrating that we are committed and able to protect our customers’ data such as with Scomis Hosted Application Service


Are you keeping on top of your SIMS ‘Housekeeping’? Do you need help with making sure your SIMS data is up to date

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We can investigate your SIMS database either on-site or remotely (if your SIMS is hosted) to audit use, user permissions and module use.

Is your network robust and secure?

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Ask us about our ICT Infrastructure services and our Managed School Network—ScoNet8 and ScoNet Go

GDPR Management Systems

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We are aware of three systems specifically designed to meet the needs of schools to signpost you to, so you can decide if any are right for you. Click here to contact them directly for more information and demos.

Useful Information

Remote Backup

GDPR 12 steps to take now

DfE GDPR video

DCC GDPR guidance document for schools

Scomis Online Safety Essentials Brochure

IRMS Schools Toolkit

Capita SIMS response to DfE Challenges

The DFE have now issued a comprehensive Data Protection Toolkit for Schools

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