PRIVACY NOTICE

Pupils in Schools,

and Children in Early Years Settings

Mickle Trafford Village School

Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998

Mickle Trafford Village 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, and
  • 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.

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) 

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

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.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/democracy_and_elections/about_the_council/data_protection_act.aspx

http://media.education.gov.uk/assets/files/doc/w/what%20the%20department%20does%20with%20data%20on%20pupils%20and%20children.doc          

http://www.education.gov.uk/researchandstatistics/childrenandyoungpeople/a0064391/who-the-department-passes-pupil-data-to          

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

  • 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

 

 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 Maintained Schools 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.