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Terms and Conditions

If you continue to browse or use this website (, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use. Please read them carefully. If you do not accept these terms and conditions you are not entitled to access, use and/or contribute to the website.

Who we are

This website is funded and commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE), and operated on their behalf.

The website ( is operated by TPXimpact Ltd whose registered address is The Hickman, 2 Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1EW, on behalf of DfE. This is done in conjunction with their operating partners, United Learning, whose registered address is Worldwide House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB and and Blue Marble, whose registered address is Meadowbank, Longmeadow Road, Lympstone, England, EX8 5LF. Any mention hereunder of TPXimpact is mention of TPXimpact alongside their operating partners.

The terms “us” and “we” refer to the Department for Education. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Using this website

You agree to use only for lawful purposes. Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use is subject to the law of England. Unauthorised use of this website may lead to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

The contents of the pages of this website are for your general information and use only. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information made available through this website meet your specific requirements.

You must also use it in a way that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by anyone else. This includes without limitation not posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material, the publication, dissemination, use or possession of which infringes the rights of any person or which is unlawful in any other respect.

This website contains material, which is owned by us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics of our website. Reproduction is strictly prohibited, other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

TPXimpact is continually striving to improve our website and therefore it is being updated on an ongoing basis. It may change or content may be removed at any time and without notice.

We may suspend or withdraw our site. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice if we need to suspend or withdraw any part of the site or any content in a way that we think is likely to have a significant effect on you as a user.

Digital and technical standards for schools and colleges

In March 2022, DfE launched a set of digital and technology standards for schools and colleges. Meeting the standards can help you make more informed decisions about technology leading to safer, more cost-efficient practices and new learning opportunities for students. DfE Digital and Technical standards can be found here. If you are experiencing technical issues such as latency or low bandwidth while using resources or specific technology, please refer to DfE connectivity related standards that include broadband, network switches, network cabling and wireless networks.

Linking to this website

Whilst we welcome you linking your own website or organisation to this website (or providing a link to this website in your documentation), you must NOT:

  • charge your website’s users to click on a link to any page or charge for access or use of materials found on our website;
  • say your organisation or website is associated with or endorsed by, any of our partner organisations, DfE or another government department or agency
  • license, sell, rent, lease, assign or otherwise commercially exploit any lessons or other products which appear on our website.

Linking from this website

This website links to websites, blogs, digital or social media platforms that are managed by other service providers or organisations, government departments and agencies. We provide these links for your convenience. They do not signify that we endorse the websites, blogs, digital or social media platforms and we have no responsibility for the content of the linked websites, blogs, digital or social media platforms.

We’re not responsible for:

  • the protection of any information you give to these websites
  • any loss or damage that may come from your use of these websites, or any other websites they link to

You agree to release us from any claims or disputes that may come from using these websites.

You should read all terms and conditions, privacy policies and end user licenses that relate to these websites before you use them.

Using content from this website

TPXimpact operate this website ( under a contract commissioned by (DfE). Content made available on the website is owned by DfE.

Most of the content on this website is subject to Crown copyright protection and can be used under the terms of the Open Government Licence (OGL). Some content is exempt from OGL - check the list of exemptions. Organisational logos are also exempt from  OGL, except when they form an integral part of a document or dataset. By using any resources or material on this website you agree to the relevant licence terms.

Contact us if you want to reproduce a piece of content but are not sure if it’s available under OGL or other terms.

You must ensure that you do not mislead others or misrepresent this website’s content or its source. You must ensure that your use of the content does not breach any applicable law.

No warranty or guarantee is given regarding the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Data you share with us

Information that you provide in relation to your setting, for example; the priorities of your setting, activities undertaken, whether you have an action plan; will be anonymised and used to analyse the status and activities of the sector as a whole. This data will be used to inform future strategy and policy making.

No personal data will be associated with this.


Education settings using the Sustainability Support in Education service, whether through online, digital or practical activities, do so at their own risk. The safeguarding and wellbeing of children and young people taking part is the responsibility of their own educators who must follow their own settings’ policies at all times.


While we every effort to keep this website up to date, we do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties that the information will be:

  • current
  • secure
  • accurate
  • complete
  • free from bugs or viruses

We do not publish advice on this website. You should get professional or specialist advice before doing anything on the basis of the content.

Your use of this website is at your own risk and to the fullest extent permitted by law we hereby exclude all warranties, express or implied, and make no representation in relation to the content of the website. We do not accept responsibility and shall not be liable to you or any third party for any losses, damages, claims, expenses or outcomes resulting from your use of this website or any third party website which may be linked to this website.

Nothing in these terms and conditions shall operate to exclude liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by the applicable law.

You acknowledge that any breach by you of these terms and conditions may cause us significant and irreparable damage and, accordingly, you agree that you will indemnify and hold us and our officers, employees and agents harmless against all and any losses, damages, claims and/or expenses suffered as a result of a breach of these terms and conditions. Without prejudice to the foregoing, in the event of any breach by you of these terms and conditions, we shall be entitled to immediately suspend or terminate your access to the website and shall further be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief.

Requests to remove content

We reserve an absolute right to exercise our discretion in the removal of any content from the website. You can ask for content to be removed from this website. We’ll amend or remove content:

  • in order to comply with data protection legislation covering the rights and freedoms of individuals
  • if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or material that may be considered obscene or defamatory

You should use the 'contact us' facility on the website, operated by TPXimpact, to ask for content to be removed. You’ll need to send us the web address (URL) of the content and explain why you think it should be removed. We’ll reply to let you know whether we’ll remove it. Where we and a complainant are unable to settle such a matter, the content will remain unavailable through this website until a time when a resolution has been reached.

We remove content at our discretion in discussion with the organisation responsible for it as necessary. You can still request information under the Freedom of Information Act and the Data Protection Act.

Information about you and your visits to this website

We collect information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using this website, you agree to TPXimpact collecting and processing this information on our behalf, and confirm that any data you provide is true, accurate, current and complete.

Virus protection

TPXimpact make every effort to check and test this website for viruses at every stage of production. You must make sure that the way you use this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which can damage your computer system.

We’re not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use this website.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

When using this website, you must not introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material that’s malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not try to gain unauthorised access to this website or the user dashboards, the server on which it’s stored or any server, computer or database connected to it.

You must not attack this website in any way. This includes denial-of-service attacks.

We’ll report any attacks or attempts to gain unauthorised access to this website or the user dashboards to the relevant law enforcement authorities and share information about you with them.

Governing law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute you have which relates to these terms and conditions, or your use of this website (whether it be contractual or non-contractual), will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Changes to these terms and conditions
Please check these terms and conditions regularly. We can update them at any time without notice. If we do so we will post an updated copy with the date of revision included within the title of the terms. You’ll agree to any changes if you continue to use this website after the terms and conditions have been updated.

If you have any questions, comments or requests, or require further information, please contact us.

Updated 20/05/2024