UK: School near Wrexham alerts parents as pupil info lost

Charlie Crossdale reports:

Data containing details on children who have attended a primary school over the past decade has been lost.

Ysgol Sant Dunawd in Bangor-on-Dee near Wrexham is appealing to parents of pupils, past and present, to get in touch over the potential loss of data, after a backup device containing the Schools’ Information Management System (SIMS) database went missing.

The device, which the school claim is ‘highly likely’ to still be on the premises, contains personal information of pupils and parents, and includes some details of card transactions from parents or guardians for school trips and cheque payments.

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