Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Privacy Notice

Why do we collect and use your information?

Mount Primary School holds the legal right to collect and use personal data relating to pupils and their families, and we may also receive information regarding them from their previous school, LA and/or the DfE. We collect and use personal data in order to meet legal requirements and legitimate interests set out in the GDPR and UK law, including those in relation to the following:

  •          Article 6 and Article 9 of the GDPR
  •          Education Act 1996
  •          Section 3 of The Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2013

In accordance with the above, the personal data of pupils and their families is collected and used for the following reasons:

  •        Support pupil learning
  •        Monitor and report on pupil progress
  •        Provide appropriate pastoral care
  •        Protect pupil welfare
  •        Assess the quality of our services, for example

o    To contact families for participation in surveys about our school and the services we offer

  •        For marketing purposes, only from Mount Primary School / PTA of Mount Primary School / Lighthouse Club
  •        Comply with the law regarding data sharing


Which data is collected?

Personal data that we may collect, use, store and share (when appropriate) about pupils includes, but is not restricted to:  

  •        Contact details, contact preferences, emergency contacts, date of birth, identification documents
  •        Parent/Carer contact details including their dates of birth and National Insurance Numbers
  •        Results of internal assessments and externally set tests
  •        Pupil and curricular records
  •        Characteristics, such as gender, ethnic background, eligibility for free school meals, or special educational needs
  •        Behaviour and exclusion information
  •        Details of any medical conditions, including physical and mental health
  •        Accident and incident reports
  •        Attendance information
  •        Safeguarding information
  •        Details of any support received, including care packages, plans and support providers
  •        Photographs
  •        CCTV images captured in school