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Pupil records: transferring to other schools or providers

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Last updated on 18 November 2016
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Must we transfer pupil files to other schools or education providers? This article sets out guidance from the ICO on transferring pupil data to another education provider. You will find advice on common transfer files, paper and electronic records, and supporting transitions for pupils with SEN.

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  1. 1 Transferring pupil data via the common transfer file
  2. 2 Transferring paper copies of pupil records
  3. 3 Transferring information about pupils with SEN
  4. 4 Transferring pupil records to a post-19 specialist provider
  5. 5 Secure transfer of pupil records
  6. 6 Records protocol from a local authority

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