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Welcome to the KEGS IT website where you will find information about the IT services provided at King Edward VI Grammar School, policies and user guidelines and contact details for the IT staff should you have any queries.

KEGS IT supports learning, teaching, and administration, providing a variety of communications and information technology facilities. All staff and students have access to IT facilities onsite and to their home directories via the remote access solution.

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News and Events


Update: Internet Outage – 28/06/2017
28/06/2017 – 12:55

As many of you may be aware, things are now back up and running.  We’ve been told by our provider (Updata) that the cause of this incident was a certificate issue on their side.  We are still trying to ascertain exactly how this affected us, however, the fault has been cleared. Apologies on behalf of […]

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Internet Outage – 28th June 2017
28/06/2017 – 10:31

We currently have no outbound internet access.  This is due to a fault by our broadband suppliers (Updata) who provide a large number of schools in Essex with broadband services through Essex County Council.  The issue first occurred at approximately 08:30 this morning and affects all schools using Updata’s services. We are actively working to chase […]

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Mandatory Security Updates – Week starting 15/05
13/05/2017 – 16:20

As many will have seen, on Friday 12th May 2017 several large organisations, including several NHS trusts, Telefonica, several car manufacturers and other large organisations suffered a cyber attack in the form of ransomware installed onto computers across the organisations.  Due to the widespread nature of the attack spanning multiple countries, we cannot assume that we, as […]

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