Privacy Notice For Pupils - Data Protection Act 1998

We, Sandside Lodge School are the 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 and personal characteristics such as your ethnic group, special educational needs and any relevant medical information. If you are enrolling for post 14 qualifications we will be provided with your unique learner number by the Learning Records Service and may also obtain from them details of any learning or qualifications you have undertaken. 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 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 you then please contact the School Office on 01229 588825.

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.cumbria.gov.uk/childrensservices/educationandlearning/schools/privacynotice.asp

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:

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

Website: www.education.gov.uk

email: info@education.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: 0870 000 2288

Performance Unit
Children’s Services
5 Portland Square
Carlisle
CA1 1PU

website: www.cumbria.gov.uk/childrensservices

email: shaun.smith@cumbriacc.gov.uk

Telephone 01228 226860

Inspira Services - Once you are aged 13 or over we are required to pass on certain information to the Inspira services. Inspira is the government's information and advice service for all young people aged 13 to 19 in England.

We must provide both your own and your parent/s' name/s and address/es, and any further information relevant to the Inspira services’ role. However, you (if you are over 16) or your parents can ask that no information beyond name and address be passed to Inspira. Please inform the school office if you wish to opt-out of this arrangement. For more information about Inspira, please contact the Local Authority as shown above.

To download a copy of this statement please click on the link below

Privacy Notice -Data Protection Act 1998

Mrs Donna Stretton

Sandside Lodge School

Sandside Road

Ulverston

LA12 9EF

Tel: 01229 588825

Email: admin@sandside.org.uk

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