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Data Protection Notice

Lower Darwen Primary School is the Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act.


Personal data is held by the school / local authority about those employed or otherwise engaged to work at the school or LA. This is to assist in the smooth running of the school and/or enable individuals to be paid.


This personal data includes some or all of the following:


  • identifiers such as name and Insurance number; characteristics such as ethnic group; employment contract and renumeration details;
  • post A level qualifications and absence information.


The collection of this information will benefit both national and local users by:


  • improving the management of school workforce data across the sector;
  • enabling a comprehensive picture of the workforce and how it is deployed to be built up;
  • informing the development of recruitment and retention polices;
  • allowing better financial modeling and planning;
  • enabling ethnicity and disability monitoring;
  • supporting the work of the School Teacher Review Board and the School Support Staff Negotiating Body.


We are required to pass on some of this data to:


  • the Local Authority;
  • Department for Education


If you require more information about how LA and or/or DCSF store and use this data please contact the school.  If you need any further clarification, please contact the LA or the DCSF as follows:


Stephen Clarke - Data Collection Manager, Public Communications Unit, Department for Education, Santuary Buildings, Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BT. Tel: 01772 531317 website: www. email: 0870 000 2288


We will not give information about you to anyone outside the school or LA without your consent unless the law and rules allow us to.