Our Vision is a world in which our schools and future generations are protected from cyber threats.

Our Mission is To enable and empower schools to take action on the UK government's cyber security and data protection guidance.


We’re creating a world in which our schools and future generations are resilient to cyber threats. We’re achieving this by providing innovative and affordable solutions that enable and empower them to take action on the UK government's cyber security guidance.

The Secure Schools Team

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Paul Alberry CISM
Co-Founder and Managing Director

Paul started his career as an IT engineer in business and education.

With 12 years’ experience working in information technology, he has 8 years' experience as a network manager in education and a cloud solutions architect for leading IT Managed Service Providers in Yorkshire and London. From 2016, he was the Head of Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service for an AdEPT Telecom PLC company.

Paul studied Information Security and Digital Forensics with The Open University, is an ISACA Certified Information Security Manager and an APMG Certified GDPR Practitioner.

Paul founded Secure Schools Ltd in December 2018.

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Josephine Turner
Product Development

Josephine’s background in education teamed with her creative approach provides a unique and valuable skillset within the Secure Schools team.

After obtaining a degree in Music at Durham University, Josephine continued her studies and gained her PGCE in Secondary School Music. During her time in the classroom, Josephine took on various additional roles such as Music Examinations Officer and Pastoral Lead. The welfare of children and young people is a core passion for Josephine; she has spent several summer months working as a chaperone with British Youth Music Theatre and more recently volunteered with Juice Festival, Newcastle, who champion the voices and talents of young people in the North East with their annual festival co-created by under 25s.

Alongside her current role with Secure Schools, Josephine is soon to complete a part-time Masters in Creative and Cultural Industries Management with Northumbria University.

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Jill Foster
Co-Founder and Director


Our Commitment


We are committed to keeping SecureSchools cutting-edge, easy to use, secure and cost effective.


Cutting Edge

SecureSchools was started by pioneering cyber security in primary education. We are committed to ensuring that SecureSchools remains cutting edge.

Easy to Use

Cyber security and data protection can be complicated. Ease-of-use is a key consideration to everything we do. We are committed to making our products easy to use.


We are committed to ensuring that our platform is safe to use and secure. We practise what we preach offer full transparency into the security of our systems.

Cost Effective

SecureSchools was started because cyber security expertise is expensive. We are committed to ensuring that UK primary schools can affordably access cyber security expertise.