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GDPR & DPO

What is GDPR?

Data protection law changed on 25th May 2018 in which the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into effect.  It has brought higher standards for handling data and greater expectations for improved transparency, enhanced data security and increased accountability for processing personal data.  Schools have a legal duty to comply with the GDPR.

 

Why do we collect information?

 

Birchwood Junior School holds the legal right to collect and use personal data relating to pupils and their families, and we may also receive information regarding them from their previous school, LA and/or the DfE. We collect and use personal data in order to meet legal requirements and legitimate interests set out in the GDPR and UK law, including those in relation to the following:

 

  • Article 6 and Article 9 of the GDPR
  • Education Act 1996
  • Regulation 5 of The Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2013
  • In accordance with the above, the personal data of pupils and their families is collected and used for the following reasons:
  • To support pupil learning
  • To monitor and report on pupil progress
  • To provide appropriate pastoral care
  • To assess the quality of our service
  • To comply with the law regarding data sharing
  • To safeguard pupils
  • To allow parents/carers to make payments to the school

 

How long is your data stored for?

Personal data relating to pupils at Birchwood Junior School and their families is stored in line with the school’s GDPR Data Protection Policy. In accordance with the GDPR, the school does not store personal data indefinitely; data is only stored for as long as is necessary to complete the task for which it was originally collected.

 

 

Who processes your information?

Birchwood Junior School respects you and your child’s privacy when you use the organisation’s services and is committed complying with privacy legislation.

 

The information below is what is referred to as a ‘Privacy Notice’ which explain how the organisation uses and protects your personal information. 

 

 

 

Judicium (GDPR) Education Data Protection Officer:

Forest Skies Federation use Judicium Education to support the three schools being GDPR compliant. Any information or contact regarding GDPR, please contact the Data Protection Officer for the federation below.

 

Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer is responsible for overseeing data protection within the School so if you do have any questions in this regard, please do contact them on the information below: -

Data Protection Officer: Judicium Consulting Limited

Address: 72 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6AE

Email: dataservices@judicium.com  

Web: www.judiciumeducation.co.uk 

Telephone: 0203 326 9174

Lead Contact: Craig Stilwell

In Our Federation

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  • The Lancaster
    School

    01522 685078
    82 Jasmin Road,
    Lincoln, LN6 0QQ
    View School Website
  • Woodlands Infant
    and Nursery School

    01522 683557
    Whitethorn Grove, Birchwood,
    Lincoln, LN6 0PF
    View School Website
  • Forest Skies
    Federation

    01522 800971
    Larchwood Crescent,
    Lincoln, LN6 0NL
    View Federation Website

Awards

Birchwood Junior School

01522 800971
Birchwood Junior School,
Larchwood Crescent, Lincoln, LN6 0NL