On the 25th May 2018 the current Data Protection Act (DPA) will be replaced by the new and updated General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - meaning the way we manage all information and data within our school will change.
What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
To put it simply, the GDPR is a new data protection regulation designed to strengthen the safety and security of all data held within an organisation (including schools, academies and other educational establishments).
"The GDPR replaces the DPA and affects all UK companies who collect or process personal information. It's focused on looking after the privacy and rights of the individual, and based on the premise that consumers and data subjects should have knowledge of what data is held about them and how it's used."
Steve Sands, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Data Protection Officer (DPO) at Synectics Solutions
This page aims to provide all the information you need to know about what data the school keeps and how it is used.