Enhanced Mainstream School for SpLD
Head of School: Sally Sumner.
Executive Headteacher: Andrew Taylor.
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The term ‘Upper Wharfedale School’ ‘UWS’ or 'us' or 'we' or ‘our’ refers to the owner of the website. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from Ocober 2013.
DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998 (Fair Processing Notice)
Upper Wharfedale School is a 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. We hold this personal data and use it to:
This information includes your contact details, any national curriculum assessment results, attendance information, characteristics such as ethnic group, special educational needs and any relevant medical information.
We will not give information about you to anyone outside the school without your consent unless the law and our rules permit it.
We are required by law to pass some of your information to the Local Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, and to the Department of Education (DfE) and where appropriate we will send to relevant national health service personnel (e.g. school nurses) information on individual pupils changing school (or address) to ensure continuity of health care. If a child moves to another school we will ensure a handover
of appropriate data we hold, and we will cooperate with other schools s/he has attended to endeavour to complete any outstanding issues.
Post 14 Qualifications: 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. Further information regarding the Learning Records Service can be found on the Internet at www.learningrecordsservice.org.uk .
Youth Support Services
Once you are aged 13 or over, we are required by law to pass on certain information to the provider of youth support services for young people aged 13 to 19 in this area, North Yorkshire County Council. We must provide both your and your parent’s/s’ name(s) and address, and any further information relevant to the support services’ role.
However, until you are aged 16 or older, your parent(s) can ask that no information beyond your name, address and date of birth (and their name and address) be passed on to the youth support services provider. This right transfers to you on your 16th birthday. Please inform the school office if this is what you or your parents wish.
For more information about young peoples’ services, please go to the Directgov Young People page at www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/index.htm or the LA website shown above.
If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about you then please contact the school office (01756 752215).
If you require more information about how the Local Authority and/or DfE store and use this data please go to the following websites:
If you are unable to access these websites, please contact the LA or the DfE as follows:
Data Management Officer
North Yorkshire County Council,
Financial Services, County Hall, NORTHALLERTON, North Yorkshire,
Telephone: 01609 533219
Public Communications Unit
Department for Children, Schools and Families
Sanctuary Buildings Great Smith Street London
Telephone: 0370 000 2288
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You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to us at the address shown on our Home page.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
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