Website requirements: what maintained schools must publish

Use our checklist to find out what information you need to publish on your school's website and how to keep your website compliant. Understand what data to publish for nurseries, pupil referral units, schools with small cohorts and special schools.

Last reviewed on 7 September 2022
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School types: Maintained · School phases: All
Ref: 10979
  1. Download our checklist 
  2. Significant changes since September 2021
  3. Guidance for nurseries
  4. Guidance for pupil referral units (PRUs)
  5. Publishing data for small cohorts and special schools
  6. UK GDPR and equality requirements for your website
  7. Ofsted expectations

If you're in an academy or free school, go to this article to find out what you must publish online.

Download our checklist 

Use our checklist to find out what information you must publish on your website. 

It's based on the DfE's guidance on what maintained schools must publish online and further legislation listed in the sources in the checklist and at the bottom of this article.

Significant changes since September 2021 September 2022 You're now required or recommended to publish information about your school uniform policy and your school's opening and closing times. The DfE also updated guidance on the information you should publish about remote learning, and must publish about: Performance data Pupil premium and recovery premium funding You no longer have to publish information about the COVID catch-up premium or the DfE's