Pupils in Schools, Alternative Provision and Personalised Learning Services (Pupil Referral Units) and children in Early Years Settings



Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998


We, St. Helen’s Church of England VA Primary School, are the 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 your teaching and learning;
  • Monitor and report on your progress;
  • Provide appropriate pastoral care, and
  • Assess how well your school is doing.


This information includes your contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information [1] and personal characteristics such as your ethnic group, special educational needs and any relevant medical information. If you are enrolling for post 14 qualifications we will be provided with your unique learner number (ULN) by the Learning Records Service and may also obtain from them details of any learning or qualifications you have undertaken.


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


We are required by law to pass some of your information to the Local Authority ie Devon County Council and the Department for Education (DfE).  We also share information with the NHS (Local Primary Care Trusts).


If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and/or share about you then please contact Mrs R Colpus-Fricker.


If you require more information about how Devon County Council and/or DfE store and use your information, then please go to the following websites:  and



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

  • Information Governance Team

Devon County Council

Room 120

County Hall







Tel:                  01392 384682



  • Public Communications Unit
    Department for Education
    Sanctuary Buildings
    Great Smith Street
    SW1P 3BT


Telephone:         0370 000 2288


[1] Attendance is not collected for pupils under 5 at Early Years Settings