Website requirements: maintained schools

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 21 May 2024See updates
School types: MaintainedSchool phases: AllRef: 10979
Contents
  1. Download our checklist 
  2. Check your website requirements here
  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 need to publish online.

Download our checklist 

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

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

If a parent/carer requests a paper copy of any of the information on your school’s website, you must provide this free of charge.

Check your website requirements here

You can download these requirements in our checklist above.

Be clear on:

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