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Privacy Notice and Data Protection

Privacy Notice and Data Protection

Foxes Piece School – Privacy Notice

Data Protection Act 1998: How we use pupil information

 

We collect and hold personal information relating to our pupils and may also receive information about them from the previous school, local authority and/or the Department for Education (DfE). We use this personal data to:

  • support our pupils’ learning
  • monitor and report on their progress
  • provide appropriate pastoral care; and
  • access the quality of our services

 

This information will include their contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information, any exclusion information, where they go after they leave us and personal characteristics such as their ethnic group, any special educational needs they may as well as relevant medical information.

 

We will not give information about our pupils to anyone without your consent unless the law and our polices allow us to do so. If you want to receive a copy of the information about your child that we hold, please contact:-

 

Louise Chapman, School Secretary on the school number 01628 483455 or office@foxespiece.bucks.sch.uk

 

We are required by law, to pass certain information  about our pupils to our local authority (LA) and the Department of Education (DfE).

 

DfE may also share pupil level personal data that we supply to them, with third parties. This will only take place where legislation allows it to do so and it is in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

 

Decision on whether DfE releases this personal date to third parties are subject to a robust approval process and are based on a detailed assessment of who is requesting the data, the purpose for which it is required, the level and sensitivity of data requested and the arrangements in place to store and handle the data. To be granted access to pupil level data, requestors must comply with strict terms and conditions covering the confidentiality and handling of data, security arrangements and retention and use of the data.

 

For more information on how this sharing process works, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-pupil-database-apply-for-a-data-extract

For information on which third party organisations (and for which project) pupil level data has been provided to, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-pupil-database-requests-received

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