Data Protection

Reigate Priory Junior School, are the Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act.  We collect information, and may receive information from previous school(s).  We hold this personal data and use it to:  

  • support teaching and learning
  • monitor and report on progress
  • provide appropriate pastoral care
  • assess how well the school is doing

This information includes contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information and personal characteristics such as ethnic group, any special educational needs and any relevant medical information.

We will not give this information to anyone outside the school without 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 in writing and the information will be provided within 14 working days.

Parents may view their child's records in National Curriculum subjects upon giving 14 working days’ notice in writing. Where necessary administrative costs will apply.

If you require more information about how the LA and/or DfE store and use this data please go to the following websites:

http://new.surreycc.gov.uk/your-council/accessing-information-that-we-hold/data-protection

http://media.education.gov.uk/assets/files/doc/w/what%20the%20department%20does%20with%20data%20on%20pupils%20and%20children.doc

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/190768/Confidentiality_Policy_v4.pdf

If you are unable to access these websites, please contact the LA or the DfE as follows:

Corporate Information & Governance Team     
Surrey County Council                                           
County Hall                                                              
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
KT1 2DJ

Tel: 03456 009 009
Email: foi@surreycc.gov.uk
Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk

Public Communications Unit                               
Department for Education                                    
Sanctuary Buildings                                                           
Great Smith Street
London
SW1P 3BT

Tel: 0370 000 2288
Email: www.education.gov.uk/help/contactus
Website: www.education.gov.uk