Online Platform for Governors

Integra Schools have designed an online platform to meet your leadership requirements. The governor secure areas have online conversation and planning tools as well as document storage and can be accessed on any device via the internet. Features of the service  this is provided through a secure online site through Office 365 using Microsoft [...]

Online Platform for Governors2018-04-30T10:17:53+01:00

Introduction to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulations are coming! Are you ready? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 introducing new rules regarding Data Protection of personal data and fines of up to €20 for the most serious breaches. This is an essential introduction to GDPR so that you understand the [...]

Introduction to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)2017-12-05T11:40:08+00:00

Guidance notes for SOFIE, the replacement for RM SecureNet

South Gloucestershire Council's replacement(*) for RM SecureNet will be launched on Wednesday 30 August. It's called SOFIE, which stands for Secure Online File Information Exchange. As soon as SOFIE is available, RM SecureNet will become inactive and should not be used. From then on, all secure file transfers across South Gloucestershire should be carried out using SOFIE. Guidance notes available are: Logging in and general introduction [...]

Guidance notes for SOFIE, the replacement for RM SecureNet2017-09-15T14:43:20+01:00

Online Safety Update and Resources

The West of England online safety conference at BAWA on 12 June was attended by 98 delegates. We had a range of national speakers and thought it might be useful to share some of the information from the day. We were well supported by South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL). Ken Corish opened the conference [...]

Online Safety Update and Resources2017-12-05T11:40:09+00:00

Safe Technology

Governors and Safeguarding Is your governing board taking all necessary steps to support safeguarding, prevent data going astray and to safeguard your governors? The new Common Assessment Framework for Ofsted puts even more emphasis on Safeguarding and you may wish to reevaluate how your governing board operates to ensure that your work minimises risks, safeguards [...]

Safe Technology2017-12-05T11:40:09+00:00


When it comes to the safe, secure and responsible disposal of obsolete computers and redundant IT technology, your equipment needs to be disposed of in line with WEEE Legislation, Data Protection Act and EC Environmental regulations. You have a responsibility to ensure your IT equipment is appropriately dealt with from start to finish. That includes [...]