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Data Protection Act

Data Protection Act


Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1988

We, Dartford Primary Academy, 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. 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*, 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 (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 are unable to access these websites, please contact the LA or the DfE as follows:

Access to Information

Kent County Council
Room 2.35
Sessions House
ME14 1XQ

Tel: 01622 696692

Public Communications Unit

Department for Education
Castle View House
East Lane

website: www.education.gov.uk

Tel: 0370 000 2288

*Attendance information is not collected for pupils under 5 at Early Years Settings or Maintained Schools