Dormston Secondary School
PRIVACY NOTICE - DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998
We, Dormston School, are the Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. We collect information from you or your parents, 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 you are 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 Education Schools (DfE). If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about you then please contact: Dormston School, Mill Bank, Sedgley, Dudley. DY3 1SN
If you require more information about how the LA and/or DfE store and use this data please contact:
Dudley Children’s Services, Data Protection Officer, Westox House, Trinity Road, Dudley DY1 1JQ
Information Governance Unit, Data Protection Officer, The Claughton Centre, Blowers Green Road, Dudley DY2 8UZ
Department for Education
If you are unable to access this website a copy of this information can be sent to you. Please contact the DfE as follows:
Public Communications Unit, Department for Education, Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BT.
Telephone: 0370 000 2288
Data Protection - CONNEXIONS
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 your School if you wish to opt-out of this arrangement. For more information about Connexions please contact the Local Authority as shown above.