Is your school website legally compliant?
Learn about the latest Department for Education rules (updated 9 September, 2016).
Great school website design and content can play a very big part in reaching out and building positive connections with your school community. Your school website needs to be user friendly, organised, kept up-to-date, free of clutter, responsive, visually dynamic and reflect your vision and ethos. Beyond that, the school website also needs to be compliant with the latest statutory guidance published by the Department for Education.
When your school is assessed by OfSted, the assessor will check that your school website is compliant with current legislation. If it isn’t, there could be repercussions.
Here is a brief overview of what all maintained schools need to publish by law. If you’re an academy or free school, you need to check your funding agreement.
Guidance - What maintained schools must publish online.
Need help to update your school present website or create a new online presence? Contact INCO for further advice.