Data Protection Act 2018
To all parents, guardians and pupils. This Privacy Notice provides details of the personal data we collect from you, what we do with it, how you might access it and who it might be shared with.
How we use pupil information
We process personal information relating to our pupils and may receive information about them from their previous setting, Local Authority, the Department for Education (DfE) and other professional agencies.
We hold this personal data to:
This information will include:
Pupil and parent/carer name and contact details, gender, date of birth, national curriculum assessment results, Free School Meals/Pupil Premium eligibility, attendance information, any exclusion/behavioural information, any accident or incident information, information from previous school or pre-school setting, pupil’s school after they leave us and personal characteristics such as their ethnicity, religion and language, any special educational/child protection needs they may have as well as relevant medical information.
Our lawful basis for processing information is:
- The Education Act 1996
- The Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2013
Sharing personal data
Organisations that we are most likely to share personal data with are:
If you need more information about how Shropshire Council or DfE collect and use your information, please visit:
Shropshire Council LA Website: https://www.shropshire.gov.uk/access-to-information/
Protecting your personal data
To ensure your son or daughter’s information is kept safe we have the following controls in place to process data that comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):
Your rights regarding pupil data
Under GDPR parents/carers have the right to request access to information about them or their child that the school holds. This is called a Subject Access Request. Please put your request in writing to the school or follow the link https://tinyurl.com/yd8uvqbc to a template form.
Please contact School reception if you wish to:
Concerns regarding school processing of data
If you have a concern about the way the school is collecting or using your child’s personal data, please raise this with the school by contacting:
If however you are dissatisfied with our response to your concerns you can, of course, contact the:
Information Commissioners Office*, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 (national rate)
* The ICO is the Supervisory Authority who deals with concerns and complaints relating to data protection legislation.
A more detailed version of this Privacy Notice can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/yb3dklvw