General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Parent / Carer Information

We need to hold personal information about your child on our computer system and in paper records to help us with their educational needs. We are responsible for their accuracy and safe-keeping. Please help to keep your child’s records up to date by informing us of any change of circumstances.

School staff have access to your child’s records to enable them to do their jobs. From time to time, information may be shared with others involved in your child’s care, if it is necessary. Anyone with access to your child’s records is properly trained in confidentiality issues and is governed by a legal duty to keep their details secure, accurate and up to date.

All information about your child is held securely and appropriate safeguards are in place to prevent accidental loss.

If you want to know more you can view the school Privacy Notice below.

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Whickham School Privacy Notice

Whickham School Data Protection Policy

Reporting a Data Breach / Incident 

Any individual who accesses, uses or manages the School’s Data is responsible for reporting a data breach.  This also includes reporting incidents for lost or stolen equipment which may pose an information security risk.

Please download and complete the ‘Data Breach Report Form’ and send it immediately to the following email address:


Data Breach Report Form