Data Protection

Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998

We, Worth Valley Primary School are a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. We collect personal information from you and may receive information about you from your previous school and the Learning Records Service. We hold this personal data to:

  • Support your learning;
  • Monitor and report on your progress;
  • Provide appropriate pastoral care, and
  • Assess how well we are doing.

Information about you that we hold includes your contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information[1] and personal characteristics such as your ethnic group, any special educational needs you may have and relevant medical information.

 

We will not give information about you to anyone without your consent unless the law and our policies allow us to.

We are required by law to pass some information about you to our Local Authority (LA) and the Department for Education.

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

If you need more information about how the LA and DfE store and use your information, then please go to the following websites:

https://www.gov.uk/data-protection-how-we-collect-and-share-research-data

If you cannot access these websites, please contact the LA or DfE as follows:

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

Website:             https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education

Email:                 http://www.education.gov.uk/help/contactus

Telephone:         0370 000 2288