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Accountability and transparency

As a registered charity that exists to support children, we need and want to be as accountable and transparent as possible in the way that we operate as an organisation. From our legal obligations as a charity to our data policies and safeguarding work, you'll find everything you need on this page. If there's anything not covered here that you'd like to know more about, just get in touch

If you’re a school and need to complete a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) in regard to your use of Children’s University Online, you can download a template DPIA with ready-populated information here. Simply insert the name of your school and the name of the Local Children’s University that you work with where highlighted. This template follows the structure and guidance of the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) here and has been reviewed by an independent data protection consultant.

If you have any further questions, email


Safeguarding children is something Children's University takes very seriously. You can read more here:

Download Children's University Trust's Safeguarding Statement

Download Children's University Trust's Safeguarding Policy

If, like us, you're committed to ensuring the safety of children you may find these links to NSPCC's resources helpful:

Click here for the NSPCC's online safety guides for parents

Click here for the NSPCC's guide to keeping children safe in sport

Children's University Trust is the charity at the heart of the Children’s University network. As a charity, Children's University Trust is accountable to the Charity Commission and our accounts and governance details are publicly available to view and download. 

View Children's University Trust on the Charity Commission

Children's University Trust values the trust and confidence of all our stakeholders, which is why we want to make it very clear how and why we collect, secure and use any personal data we have access to. You can read about how we deal with the data of all of our stakeholders by reading our Privacy Policy:

Read Children's University Trust's Privacy Policy