Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998
Escomb Primary School are a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act.
We collect information from your child and may receive information about your child from their previous school and other agencies. We hold this personal data and use it to:
- Support pupil teaching and learning;• Monitor and report on your pupil progress;• Provide appropriate pastoral care;
- Assess how well your child and the school are doing.
This information includes your child’s contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information and personal characteristics such as ethnic group, any special educational needs and relevant medical information.
We will not give information about your child/children 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 your child 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 Mrs Gill. The school applies the standard cost to review documents.
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:
If you are unable to access these websites please contact the LA or DfE as follows:
- Data Protection, Durham County Council, room 4/140, County Hall Durham, DH1 5UF tel: 0300 026 8034 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Public Communications Unit, Department for Education, Sanctuary Buildings Great, Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BT