PRIVACY NOTICE

 Primary Age Pupils in Maintained Schools, Alternative Provision and Pupil Referral Units

and Children in Early Years Settings

 Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998

We Valley End 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 Mrs P Critcher – Admin Officer

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

http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/your-council/accessing-information-that-we-hold/data-protection

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

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

Corporate Information Governance Manager
Legal & Democratic Services
County Hall – Room 129
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT1 2DN

www.surreycc.gov.uk

Email:              corpig@surreycc.gov.uk
Tel:                  03456 009 009

 

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

www.education.gov.uk

Email:              http://www.education.gov.uk/help/contactus
Tel:                  0370 000 2288

 

[1] Attendance information is NOT collected as part of the Censuses for the Department for Education for the following pupils / children – a) in Nursery schools; b) aged under 4 years in Maintained schools; c) in Alternative Provision; and d) in Early Years Settings.