Fair Processing Notice – Summary (2012)
We, Bowness Primary School 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 and the Learning Records Service. 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  and personal characteristics such as your 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 allow us to.
We are required by law to pass some of your information to the Local Authority and the Department for Education (DfE)
We also share data with http://www.teachers2parents.co.uk in order to achieve a texting service.
We also share data online with http://www.targettracker.org – a product establish by Essex County Council to track childrens’ progress.
If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about you then please contact Gareth Mottram - Business Manager 01204 333140.
If you require more information about how the Local Authority (LA) and/or DfE store and use your information, then please go to the following websites:
If you are unable to access these websites, please contact the LA or DfE as follows:
Information Management Unit
Public Communications UnitDepartment for Education,
Great Smith Street,
London. SW1P 3BT
tel: 0870 000 2288