Below you will see what is called, under the Data Protection Act, a Privacy Notice.
You are advised to read its contents so that you are aware of the information held about your child by its School, the Local Authority (LA), the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (QCA), the Department for Education (DfE) and other government agencies.
As parents and carers, there is no requirement to respond to this letter either to your school, or any of the other agencies identified above.
It is advisable for you to retain a copy of the Privacy Notice for future reference.
Parents and carers with children over the age of 12 are required to share the information contained within this Privacy Notice with them as he or she is deemed to be able to act independently of their parents’ wishes in the area of Data Protection.