PRIVACY NOTICE for Pupils in Secondary Phase Schools, Academies, Alternative Provision and Pupil Referral Units
Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998
We, The Ockendon Academy, 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. 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, 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 allow it.
We are required by law to pass some of your information to the Local Authority (LA), 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 (LA).
If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about you then please contact Miss Kelly Meggs, Head of Administration.
If you require more information about how the LA and/or DfE store and use this data please go to the following websites:
- www.thurrock.gov.uk/education/content.php?page=privacy and
- http://www.thurrock.gov.uk/foi/ and
If you do not have access to the internet please contact your school administrator who will be able to provide a hard copies.
If you require further information please refer to the relevant contact details below: