Hampshire IT

Schools IT Steering Group (SITSG)

The Schools IT Steering Group (SITSG) is the strategic IT partnership group for Hampshire schools comprising nominated Headteacher representatives from all school sectors and HCC officers. It was formerly known as PICATS/SICATS. The group operates on behalf of all Hampshire schools and the key aims are to:

  1. Ensure that Hampshire IT services reflect schools business requirements and support the wider aims of the Hampshire Children and Young People’s Plan (CYPP).

  2. Input to strategic direction of Hampshire IT schools services.

  3. Help to prioritise school IT projects as part of the Hampshire schools IT programme.

  4. Oversee the development and implementation of the Hampshire IT SLA and relevant service contracts.

  5. Monitor Hampshire IT service delivery against published SLA targets (KPIs).

  6. Share and promote good curriculum IT practice with due regard to data protection and online safety.

  7. Review school management information requirements (statutory and other) and promote the effective use of data to support improved learner outcomes.

  8. Input to Hampshire IT service changes as appropriate with clear recommendations to Executive groups on any major IT strategic or policy issues.