Pupil Privacy Notice


Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998

We, Moorside Junior School, are a 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 teaching and learning;

 - Monitor and report on progress;

 - Provide appropriate pastoral care;

 - Assess how well the school is doing.

Information about you that we hold includes contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information and personal characteristics such as ethnic group, any special educational needs and relevant medical information.

We will not give information to anyone outside the school without your consent unless the law and our rules allow us to do so.

We are required by law to pass some of your information to the Local Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, and the Department for Education (DfE) and where appropriate we will send to relevant National Health Service personnel (e.g. school nurses) information on individual pupils changing school (or address) to ensure continuity of health care. If a child moves to another school we will ensure a handover of appropriate data we hold, and we will cooperate with other schools s/he has attended to endeavour to complete any outstanding issues.

If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about you then please contact school the Headteacher at Moorside Junior School on 01765 604208 or via email to admin@moorside-jun.n-yorks.sch.uk.


If you require more information how the Local Authority (LA) and/or DfE store and use your/your child’s information, then please go to the following websites:

North Yorkshire County Council:  www.northyorks.gov.uk/schoolrecords

DFE Website:  www.education.gov.uk/researchandstatistics/datatdatam/b00212337/datause


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


Information Governance Manager

North Yorkshire County Council

Internal Audit Service

County Hall


North Yorkshire


Website: www.northyorks.gov.uk

Email: datamanagement.officer@northyorks.gov.uk

Telephone: 01609 533219


Public Communications Unit

Department for Education

Sanctuary Buildings

Great Smith Street



Website: www.education.gov.uk

Email: http://www.education.gov.uk/help/contactus

Telephone: 0370 000 2288