GDPR Privacy Notice

The categories of pupil information that we collect, hold and share include:

  • Personal information (such as name, unique pupil number and address)
  • Characteristics (such as ethnicity, language, nationality, country of birth and free school meal eligibility)
  • Attendance information (such as sessions attended, number of absences and absence reasons)
  • Assessment Information and test results
  • Medical information (where relevant)
  • Special Educational Need Information
  • Exclusions
  • Behavioural Information and exclusion information
  • Photographs
  • CCTV images

 

Why we collect and use this information

We use the pupil data:

  • To support pupil learning
  • To monitor and report on pupil progress and work out if any additional help is needed
  • Track how well the school is performing
  • To provide appropriate pastoral care
  • To assess the quality of our services
  • To comply with the law regarding data sharing
  • To contact parents / carers when necessary
  • Look after pupil’s well being

For full details around the lawful basis on which we use this information please click on the PDF link below:

  General Data Protection Regulation Privacy Notice.PDF

Contact

Link School Tudor Grove, Portland Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR3 1SS

Tel: 0191 562 3200
Fax: 0191 562 3201
Email: caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk

Link School Pallion, Waverley Terrace, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR4 6TA

Tel: 0191 562 3126
Email: anita.blakeman@schools.sunderland.gov.uk