We use third party data processors to provide us with a variety of services1 . This use of data processors will only take place if is in compliance with the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 (and any subsequent legislation related to data protection in applicable jurisdictions).
Decisions on whether we contract with these third party processors are subject to a robust approval process and are based on a detailed assessment of the purpose for which the data processing is required, the level and sensitivity of data involved and the arrangements in place to store and handle the data. To be granted access to pupil level data, data processors must comply with strict terms and conditions covering the confidentiality and handling of data, security arrangements and retention and use of the data.
We currently use the following data processors: Arbor, Hegarty Maths, Wonde, Seneca, CASCAID LTD, Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Exam Boards (Pearson, AQA, OCR & WJEC, NCFE), JCQ, Fisher Family Trust (FFT), Sisra, 4Matrix, Bedrock Learning, Inventry, Seneca, Connect Ed, Educake, CPOMS, Microsoft Office 365, Emerge, GL Assessment, Swivl, Sparx Maths, UCAS, Capita Learning Cloud, GCSEPod, A2C, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, Tempest Photography, PaperCut, Groupcall, Soundtrap, Note Flight, Accelerated Reader, Renaissance Learning, Provision mapping.
1 management information systems, accounts software, cloud storage services, applications and software for use in the classroom and to facilitate the secure transfer of data between the Academy and central office.