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Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998

We Windmill CE (VC) Primary School School are a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. We process personal information from you and may receive information about you from your previous school, local authority, the Department for Education and the Learning Records Service. We hold this personal data to:

•             Support your learning;

•             Monitor and report on your progress;

•             Provide appropriate pastoral care, and

•             Assess how well we are doing.

Information about you that we hold includes your contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information , any exclusion information and personal characteristics such as your ethnic group, any special educational needs you may have and relevant medical information. If you are enrolling for post 14 qualifications the Learning Records Service will give us your unique learner number (ULN) and may also give us details about your learning or qualifications.

We will not give information about you to anyone without your consent unless the law and our policies allow us to.

We are required by law to pass certain information about you to our Local Authority (LA) and the Department for Education (DfE). Further Information may be passed to the LA only, in line with data sharing agreements.

If you want to receive a copy of the information about you that we hold or share, please use the form (appendix 1) in the schools' data protection policy. 

If you need more information about how the LA and DfE store and use your information, then please go to the following websites:


If you cannot access these websites, please contact the LA or DfE as follows:

Kirklees Council, Information Access Officer


Telephone:  01484 221000

Public Communications Unit

Department for Education

Piccadilly Gate


M1 2WD



Telephone:         0370 000 2288