UK school’s email gaffe exposed really sensitive information
If you are going to make an email gaffe, hope it is not be as bad as this one – or better yet, take proactive steps to make sure that it is not as bad as this one.
Gemma Mitchell reports:
Bosses at Stowupland High School have apologised after an email meant for staff was reportedly sent to contacts on the parent mail list on Friday afternoon.
A mother whose son attends the academy said the email included “highly sensitive” details about pupils.
She added: “There was a whole host of things – there was the safeguarding list, poor behaviour problems, internal exclusions, details of health problems to do with individuals and there were log-ins and passwords to different teacher platforms.”
She said the email falsely quoted her son as having a mental health condition, and listed him as having behaviour problems that had not been flagged to her in the past.
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