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Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998

We, Alban City School, are the Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. We collect information from you and may receive information about your child/children from previous schools and the Learning Records Service where applicable. We hold this personal data and use it to:

  • Support pupil teaching and learning;
  • Monitor and report on pupil progress;
  • Provide appropriate pastoral care; and
  • Assess how well the school is doing

This information includes your child/children’s contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information [1] and personal characteristics such as ethnic group, special educational needs and any 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 of your information to the Local Authority and the Department for Education (DfE)

If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about your child(ren) then please contact Janet Goddard, Headteacher.

If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about you then please contact Janet Goddard, Headteacher.

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.hertsdirect.org/scholearn/privacysch2010/ and
  • http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/management/ims/datamanagement/privacynotices/pupilsdata/
  • http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/management/ims/datamanagement/privacynotices/pupilsdata/thirdpartyorgs/

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

Data Protection Team, Information Governance Unit
Room C1
County Hall
Pegs Lane
Hertford
SG13

email: dataprotection@hertscc.gov.uk

Public Communications Unit, Department for Education
Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street
London
SW1P 3BT

www.education.gov.uk
info@education.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0870 000 2288

[1] Attendance is not collected for pupils under 5 at Early Years Settings or Maintained Schools