Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998

We, at Morningside Primary 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 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 London Borough of Hackney (Local Authority), formerly The Learning Trust, and the Department for Education (DfE). If you require more information about how London Borough of Hackney, and / or DfE store and use
your information, then please go to the following websites:

Hackney Learning Trust

If you are unable to access these websites, please contact the Local Authority or Department for
Education as follows:

Data protection and legal queries

Schools – Pupils   Sylvia Redhead, Management Information Systems & Analysis

Schools – Staff     Ben Brennan, Management Information Systems & Analysis

Department for Education Public Communications Unit
Department for Education
Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street
Telephone: 0870 000 2288

Morningside Privacy Act