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Single Central Record
The online portal that does it all.

Order additional recruitment checks.

Simple, easy to use, automated, online portal. Saves time, increases efficiency and ensures compliancy.


Trusted by schools and multi academy trusts nationwide.

Our system is fully compliant with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines to ensure our schools stay Ofsted and ISI compliant. We offer a completely bespoke service to schools nationwide to provide the perfect SCR solution.

Our Partnerships

Single Central Record are proud to partner with the following organisations:

Lancashire Association of School Business Managers logo
Institute of School Business Leadership Logo
COBIS Supporting Associate logo
Independent Schools Association Gold Preferred Supplier logo

Why choose Single Central Record?

Single Central Record has been carefully designed to have a superior, user-friendly interface which can order checks, automatically upload results and save time managing your single central record. Here are just a few of our key features:

Bespoke online SCR

Import your current single central record into our bespoke online portal. Our system clearly displays all records for every staff member to highlight areas that need addressing.

Stay notified

Built in reminder system to keep you up to date with your records. Flags up all required or expiring checks whilst providing updates on those in progress. Our daily and/or weekly email reminders ensure you keep on top.

Order checks effortlessly

Easily order all your DBS and additional checks for all staff members with just a few clicks. The check results are automatically populated back into the portal once completed.

24/7 auditing

Our system includes 24/7 auditing, highlighting all areas of your single central record that need attention to ensure you stay ISI and Ofsted compliant.

Fully customisable

Our system covers all staff and school types. Checks and reminders can be tailored to your school’s safeguarding practices and renewal periods. Effortlessly export your data in either Ofsted or ISI format.

Ongoing support

Free telephone and remote support from our education experts to provide guidance and assistance whenever you need it.


Transfer your MIS data

Step 1

Simply use current or insert new staff data into your existing MIS

Step 2

At a click of a button Groupcall takes your data securely, it then automatically feeds the information into your single central record

Step 3

Your data is now safely integrated and ready to view


Helping schools with their OFSTED and ISI inspections

Our Online SCR portal is used by schools which have been Ofsted and ISI inspected with good or better inspection grades/ratings.

“We have recently undergone and passed a full compliance inspection of our HR records, and we were able to demonstrate compliance easily using the online tool coupled with our paper records. I can highly recommend this online tool to other schools, I would definitely not be without it”.

Susan Allibone (HR Manager), The Royal School, Haslemere


Five educational checks in one place

Our online DBS checks are the fastest & cheapest in the UK. The results (disclosure number, level of check, issue date etc.) are automatically fed back into our Online Single Central Record system at no extra cost!

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Single Central Record FAQ’s

We will upload your current single central record into our software. Our system audits your Single Central Record 24/7 flagging up all areas that require attention to ensure you are fully compliant. Our colour coded system allows you to clearly see the current status of all your checks.

Covers all staff types in accordance with Ofsted or ISI guidelines.

Yes. You can easily switch between schools within your Multi Academy Trust. You can also transfer records between schools.

If you currently use a MIS, no problem, we can provide a trusted connection (used by over 20,000 schools) to communicate with your Management Information System (we cover 16 MIS systems to date), so that information only needs to be entered once and at a click of a button the information transfers into directly our system.

Our systems are directly connected to the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) and other regulatory bodies. Request checks at a click of a button. We carry out the checks for you and populate the results back into your single central record automatically, saving time and erasing inputting errors.

You can order the following checks: – Online DBS, Children’s Barred List, Prohibition, EEA, Section 128, QTS and DBS update service. Results automatically upload back into your online Single Central Record – certification provided with results.

Our portal is really simple to use. Stay in control of your single central record by amending user rights, fully manage what your staff can access and amend. Unlimited users can be added to the account and our report log provides details of who has logged in and when.


Our built-in reminder system automatically flags up checks that are expiring and require renewals. Checks currently in progress can also be tracked to assess which stage they are at. We also provide a weekly reminder email to highlight areas of your single central record which require attention to keep you on track for your inspections.

We provide free ongoing telephone and remote support as and when you need us.