This Policy is applicable to all Governors, staff, associates, volunteers and Student Teachers, all pupils in the School, including those in an EYFS setting,
Cheadle Hulme School is committed to maintaining the safety and security of its students and staff. This commitment goes beyond the physical environment and incorporates cybersecurity (referred to as E-Security); as digital technologies not only bring a huge range of opportunities and benefits, they also pose a range of risks which need to be managed and maintained appropriately.
IT is integral to the School, with a principal purpose of:
The School is reliant on safeguarded internet services and a secure network infrastructure for day-to-day activities and operations. To ensure the School can delivery its IT strategy safely and securely, a holistic approach will be taken alongside the e-Safety Policy to ensure that measures are in place to:
The procedures and working practices will be adapted from the 10 Steps to Cyber Security and other advice, guidance and support from the government’s National Cyber Security Centre. To demonstrate that the School takes the online threats and the protection of data seriously the certification under the Government-backed Cyber Essentials scheme will remain a standard or point of reference.
SLT member responsible:
Chief Operating Officer
supported by the Technical Services Manager
Date of Approval:
Date Ratified by Governors:
Proposed Review Date:
Other Related Policies and Procedures: