Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998

PRIVACY NOTICE

 FOR PUPILS AND STUDENTS AT VILLA REAL SCHOOL

Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998

We Villa Real 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. If you are enrolling for post 14 qualifications the Learning Records Service will give us your unique learner number (ULN) and may also give us details about your learning or qualifications.

[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. This footnote can be removed where Local Authorities collect such attendance information for their own specific purposes.

If you need more information about how the LA and DfE store and use your information, then please go to the following websites: www.durham.gov.uk or http://www.education.gov.uk/researchandstatistics/datatdatam/b00212337/datause

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

  • dataprotection@durham.gov.ukor telephone 03000 268 034
  • 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