Data Protection and
These pages cover the school’s legal and other obligations with regard to:
Privacy Notices (formerly Fair Processing Notices)
Schools, Local Authorities (LA), the Department for Education (DfE) and other educational bodies that process personal data about pupils and staff are required by the Data Protection Act (1998) to issue a Notice to parents/pupils and staff to inform them of the purposes for which that personal data may be held and used. The term ‘Fair Processing Notice’ has been replaced by ‘Privacy Notice’.
Pupils and Parents
Northenden Community School are a data controller for the purposes of the data Protection Act. We collect personal information from about you and may receive information about you from your previous school. We hold this personal data to:
Information about you that we hold is shown below. We are required by law to pass some information about to our Local Authority (Manchester City Council) and the Department for Education. We will not give information about you to anyone without your consent unless the law and our policies allow us to.
Northenden Community School are a data controller for the purposes of the data Protection Act. We collect personal information from about you and may receive information about you. We hold this personal data to:
Use of Personal Information
We store, process and use the following information
Pupil data is shared with / stored by
Pupils’ Parents and other significant adults
Staff (past and present) and volunteers (where applicable)
Staff data is shared with / stored by
We never disclose or share information about pupils or staff with another organisation unless:
Storage and Processing of Personal Data
Personal data is stored, processed and exchanged in the following ways:
We use the following school-based and online systems to store and process information about individuals:
In storing and processing information we comply with the Data Protection Principles which are that the personal information is:
Data Protection Act (Registration)
As required by law, the school is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a user of information about individuals. Our registration details are as follows:
Registration Number: Z7490495
This registration information is publicly available via the SEARCH option on the ICO website
Under this registration, we have declared the following:
Reasons/purposes for processing information.
We process personal information to enable us to:
We also use CCTV systems to monitor and collect visual images for security and the prevention of crime.
Type/classes of information processed.
We process information relating to the above reasons/purposes. This information may include:
We also process sensitive classes of information that may include:
Who the information is processed about
We process personal information about:
Who the information may be shared with
We sometimes need to share the personal information we process with the individual themself and also with other organisations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of the Data Protection Act (DPA). What follows is a description of the types of organisations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons.
Where necessary or required we share information with: