Fair Processing, under the Data Protection Act

PRIVACY NOTICE

for

Pupils in School

Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998

We We Glendale Infant School are the Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. We collect information from you, and may receive information about you from your previous school. We hold this personal data and use it to:


· Support your teaching and learning;

· Monitor and report on your progress;

· Provide appropriate pastoral care;

· Assess how well your school is doing

This information includes contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information[1] , characteristics such as ethnic group, special educational needs and relevant medical information.

We will not give information about you to anyone outside the school without your consent unless the law and our rules permit it.

We are required by law to pass some of your information to the Local Authority (LA), and the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). This sharing of information also applies to agencies that are prescribed in law, such as, Ofsted, the Education Funding Agency (EFA), the Department of Health (DoH) and Skills Funding Agency, that require access to data for the Learner Records Service. We also pass information to EIS and other outside educational support services, in order to ensure appropriate and timely support for identified children. All these agencies are data controllers in respect of the data they receive and are subject to the same legal constraints by law in how they deal with the data.

If you want to see a copy of the information about you that we hold and/or share, please contact the school office

If you require more information about how the Local Authority (LA) and/or DfE store and use your information, then please go to the following websites:

http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/corporate/pages.nsf/Links/9FF1D7D8621B3C248025705F00487872

http://www.education.gov.uk/researchandstatistics/datatdatam/b00212337/datause

If you are unable to access these websites a copy of the information can be sent to you. Please contact the LA or DfE as follows:

· Business and Commissioning Intelligence Team

Warwickshire Local Authority

Strategic Commissioning

People Group

Saltisford Office Park

Ansell Way, Warwick, CV34 4UL

Website: www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Email: css@warwickshire.gov.uk

· Public Communications Unit
Department for Education
Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street
London
SW1P 3BT

Website: www.education.gov.uk

email: http://www.education.gov.uk/help/contactus
Telephone: 0370 000 2288



[1] Attendance information is not collected as part of the Censuses for the Department for Education for the following pupils / children – those in Alternative Provision and Early Years Settings.