Data Protection Act 1998
We, Durrington High 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. If you require more information about how the Local Authority (LA) and/or DfE store and use your information, then please contact the LA or DfE as follows:
Sue Bryan, Resources and Performance, Adults and Children’s Services
West Sussex County Council
Chichester PO19 1RF