Data Protection


Children in Need or looked after by the Local Authority

Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998

We, Northamptonshire County Council, hold personal data about our children in care or those children to whom we provide services, and use this data to:

  •  Support children and monitor their progress;
  • Provide appropriate support and pastoral care; and
  • Assess how well the Local Authority (LA) as awhole is doing.

This information includes personal characteristics and details for the services we provide.

We are required to pass on some of this information (but not the names of individual children) to the Department for Education (DfE) who use it to help with their policy development, LA performance management and funding and to assist with the development of good practice. 

If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about you then please put your request in writing to our data protection team:

FOI/Data Protection Team                                         
Northamptonshire County Council         
Room 223
County Hall

If you require more information about how the LA and/or DfE store and use this data please go to the following websites:

If you are unable to access the DfE website, please contact the DfE as follows:

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

Telephone:            0370 000 2288




Pupils in Schools, Alternative Provision and Pupil Referral Units
and Children in Early Years Settings

      (This is suggested text which can be amended to suit local needs and circumstances)


Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998

We, Deanshanger Primary School, are a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. We collect personal information from you and may receive information about you from your previous school and the Learning Records Service. We hold this personal data to:

  • Support your learning;
  • Monitor and report on your progress;
  • Provide appropriate pastoral care, and
  • Assess how well we are doing.


Information about you that we hold includes your contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information and personal characteristics such as your ethnic group, any special educational needs you may have and relevant medical information. If you are enrolling for post 14 qualifications the Learning Records Service will give us your unique learner number (ULN) and may also give us details about your learning or qualifications.

In addition for Secondary and Middle deemed Secondary Schools

Once you are aged 13 or over, we are required by law to pass on certain information to providers of youth support services in your area. This is the local authority support service for young people aged 13 to 19 in England. We must provide the names and addresses of you and your parent(s), and any further information relevant to the support services’ role.  We may also share data with post 16 providers to secure appropriate support on entry to post 16 provision.

However, parent(s) can ask that no information beyond names, addresses and your date of birth be passed to the support service. This right transfers to you on your 16th birthday. Please tellAnnette Robsonif you wish to opt out of this arrangement. For more information about young people’s services, please go to the National Careers Service page at

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

We are required by law to pass some information about you to our Local Authority (LA) and the Department for Education.

If you want to receive a copy of the information about you that we hold or share, please contact Annette Robson.

If you need more information about how the LA and DfE store and use your information, then please go to the following websites:

Northamptonshire County Council Privacy Notice
Note:  The above page may be updated throughout the year and parents are responsible for checking for any changes, particularly in terms of how the data is used and shared.


If you cannot access the DfE website, please contact the DfE as follows:

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




Telephone:         0370 000 2288

Attendance information is NOT collected as part of the Censuses for the Department for Education for the following pupils / children - a) in Nursery schools; b) aged under 4 years in Maintained schools; c) in Alternative Provision; and d) in Early Years Settings. This footnote can be removed where Local Authorities collect such attendance information for their own specific purposes.


Deanshanger Primary School,
The Green,
MK19 6HJ
Tel: 01908 268920
Fax: 01908 261023
To contact the school office, email
To contact the Headteacher, email