Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice
We at St Austin’s Catholic Primary are the Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act.

We collect information from you regarding your child, and may receive information from your child’s previous school.

We hold this personal data and use it to:

support your child’s teaching and learning;
monitor and report on your child’s progress;
provide appropriate pastoral care, and
assess how well your school is doing.
This information includes your contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information A, and characteristics such as ethnic group, special educational needs and any relevant medical information. We will not give information about you child 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 St Helens Children and Young Peoples Services (St Helens CYPS), and the Department for Education (DfeE).

If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about your child then please contact the school office.

If you require more information about how the school, St Helens CYPS and/or DfE store and use this data you can either pick up a full text version of the Privacy Notice from the school office.

You can also collect a copy from the reception desk at St Helens CYPS, Atlas House, Corporation Street, St Helens WA9 1LD.
Alternatively, if you have internet access you can download these documents from the school website or the following websites:'s%20data%20v4%20final.doc
If you are unable to access these websites, please contact your school, St Helens CYPS or the DfE as follows:

Contact Centre, Wesley House, Corporation Street, St Helens, Merseyside WA10 1HF

Tel: (01744) 456789 •

Fax: (01744) 456895 •

Minicom: (01744) 671671


Public Communications Unit, Department for Children, Schools and Families, Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith Street, London SW1P 3BT

Tel: 0870 000 2288



Contact the School

St Austin's RC Primary School

Heath Street
St Helens

Main Contact: Contact Mrs P Wade, Headteacher

Tel: 01744 678000
Fax: 01744 678005