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Privacy Notice for Pupils in School - Data Protection Act 1998
 

We, RAF Benson Community Primary 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) 

 We are required by law to pass some information about you to the Department for Education (DfE) and, in turn, this will be available for the use(s) of the Local Authority.
 

 If you want to see a copy of the information about you that we hold and/or share, please contact the school's Admin Officer 
 

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: 

 

OCC: 

DfE: http://www.education.gov.uk/researchandstatistics/datatdatam/b00212337/datause  

 

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:

 

  • Data Protection Officer, Information Management Team, Oxfordshire County Council, County Hall, New Road,Oxford, OX1 1ND
    Email: dataprotectionofficer@oxfordshire.gov.uk 
     
  • 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

 

 


[1] Attendance information is not collected as part of the Censuses for the Department for Education for the following pupils / children - those aged under 4 years in Maintained schools and those in Alternative Provision and Early Years Settings.

 

 

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