Records Management in Schools

Guidance on records management in schools

Retention and Disposal of School Records

The EA Information Governance Service have previously issued the following communication to Schools, which provides guidance on records management in schools, including retention and disposal.

The Department of Education NI Disposal Records for Schools

The Department of Education NI provides a model Disposal of Records Schedule for schools, which your school can adopt and use. The model schedule has been quality assured by PRONI in accordance with the Public Records Act (NI) 1923 and is available on DENI’s website.

The model schedule also includes a Records Management Policy Statement (Section 6) which your school may wish to adopt.

Last updated: 02/02/2023