GDPR Privacy Notice – Pupils

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 and behaviour
  • to monitor and report on pupil progress and work out if any additional help is needed
  • to identify any underlying issues that may impact on progress
  • 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
  • to safeguard and protect all children

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

  Privacy Notice GDPR Pupils.PDF


Link School Springwell Dene
Swindon Road, Springwell, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear  SR3 4EE

Tel: 0191 561 5777

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

Tel: 0191 561 4777