Privacy Notice

 

PRIVACY   NOTICE – 2011

Pupils in Schools, Alternative Provision and   Pupil Referral Units

and children in Early Years Settings

 

 

Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998

 

We LongviewCommunityPrimary School are a 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 and the Learning Records Service. 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 your contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information[1] and personal characteristics such as your ethnic group, any special educational needs and relevant medical information. If you are enrolling for post 14 qualifications we will be provided with your unique learner number (ULN) by the Learning Records Service and may also obtain from them details of any learning or qualifications you have undertaken.

 

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

 

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

 

We are required by law to pass some information about you to the Department for Education (DfE) and, in turn, this will be available for the use(s) of the Local Authority.

 

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 Council and/or DfE store and use this data please visit:

 

The Council at www.knowsley.gov.uk and search for Privacy Notice

or the Department for Education (DfE) at www.education.gov.uk

 

 

If you are unable to access these websites, please contact the Council or DfE as follows:

 

Data Protection Officer

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

PO Box 24

Archway Road

Huyton

L36 9YZ

e-mail:    data.protection.officer@knowsley.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

 

In addition for Secondary and Middle deemed Secondary Schools

 

Once you are aged 13 or over, we are required by law to pass on certain information to the provider of youth support services in your area. This is the local authority support service for young people aged 13 to 19 in England. We must provide the address of you and your parents (and your date of birth) and any further information relevant to the support services’ role.

 

However, until you are aged 16 or older, your parent(s) can ask that no information beyond your name, address and date of birth (and their name and address) be passed on to the youth services provider. This right transfers to you on your 16th birthday. Please inform (Insert name of School Administrator) if this is what you or your parents wish.

 

For more information about young peoples’ services, please go to the Directgov Young People page at www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/index.htm or the LA website shown above.

 

 

 


[1] Attendance is not collected for pupils under 5 at Early Years Settings or MaintainedSchools as part of Censuses for the Department for Education. This footnote can be removed where Local Authorities collect attendance for under 5’s for their own specific purposes.