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Throston Primary School

A Flying Start to Success

Privacy Notice

Pupils in Schools, Alternative Provision and Pupil Referral

Units and children in Early Years Settings


Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998

We Throston Primary School are the 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 and the Learning Records Service. We hold this personal data and use it to:

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


This information includes your contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information1 and personal characteristics such as your 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 allow us to.


We are required by law to pass some of your information to the Local Authority and the Department for Education (DfE)


If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about you then please contact Miss. Hatfield, our School Business Manager.


If you require more information about how the Local Authority (LA) and/or DfE store and use your information, then please go to the following websites: and

If you are unable to access these websites, please contact the LA or DfE as follows:


Data Protection Officer,

Chief Executives Department,

Hartlepool Borough Council, Civic Centre,

Victoria Road, Hartlepool TS24 8AY,

Tel: 01429 523182



Public Communications Unit

Department for Education

Sanctuary Buildings

Great Smith Street





Telephone: 0870 000 2288


1 Attendance is not collected for pupils under 5 at Early Years Settings or Maintained Schools

- CCTV Please note we also have CCTV in operation in the school to minimise the risk of vandalism and theft.