Privacy Notice

PRIVACY NOTICE for the school workforce employed or otherwise engaged to work at The London Acorn School

Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998

The London Acorn School is the Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act.

Personal data is held by the schools about those employed or otherwise engaged to work at the schools.  This is to assist in the smooth running of the schools and/or enable individuals to be paid.  This personal data includes some or all of the following:  identifiers such as name and National Insurance Number; characteristics such as ethnic group; employment contract and remuneration 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 policies;
•    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 will not give information about you to anyone outside the school or the DfE without your consent unless the law and our rules allow us to.
If you require more information please contact The London Acorn School or the DfE as follows:

The London Acorn School
Morden Cottage
Morden Hall Park
London SM4 5JD

Tel: +44 (0)20 8544 9769

Department for Education Public Communications Unit
Department for Education
Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street
Telephone: 0370 000 2288