PRIVACY NOTICE for pupils in schools, early years settings, alternative provision and pupil referral units
Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998
Woodbridge High School is 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.
We hold this personal data and use it to:
- Support your teaching and learning
- Monitor and report on your progress
- Provide appropriate pastoral care
- Assess how well your school is doing
This information includes your contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information characteristics such as ethnic group, special educational needs and any relevant medical information.
We will not give information about you to anyone outside the school without your consent unless the law and our rules permit it.
We are required by law to pass some of your information to the Local Authority (LA), and the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF).
If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about you then please contact Frank Gordon, Director of Support Services, at the school.
If you require more information about how the LA and/or DCSF store and use this data please go to the following websites:
If you are unable to access these websites, please contact the LA or the DCSF as follows:
Research & Data
Public Communications Unit
Department for Children, Schools and Families
Great Smith Street
tel: 0870 000 2288.
In Addition for Secondary Schools
Connexions Services - Once you are aged 13 or over we are required to pass on certain information to the Connexions services. Connexions 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 Connexions services’ role.
However, you (if you are over 16) or your parents can ask that no information beyond name and address be passed to Connexions. Please inform Frank Gordon, Director of Support Services, at the school if you wish to opt-out of this arrangement. For more information about Connexions please, please contact the Local Authority as shown above.
Attendance information is not collected for pupils under 5 at Early Years Settings
Woodbridge High School Privacy Notice: this is a summary of the information the school holds about pupils, why it is held and the third parties to whom it may be passed on. If you would like a paper copy please contact Helen Dalby at the school.
Our Data Protection Policy can be found here.