Nessfield Primary School is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under Registration Number:  ZA023846

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations on 25th May 2018, Nessfield Primary School has reviewed their data protection arrangements to ensure they comply with the new regulations.

How does Data Protection legislation protect personal data?

Data protection legislation places obligations on organisations which must be obeyed when obtaining and using information about you. Data Protection legislation also provides "individuals" (data subjects) with certain rights which data controllers and data processors must respect. See for more information.

How does Nessfield Primary School protect personal data?

Data Protection legislation requires schools to keep personal data safe and to have appropriate systems, policies and procedures in place to enable them comply with their data protection responsibilities.

Please refer to the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Policy for further information.

Information regarding the GDPR is available at

Trust Privacy/Fair Processing Notices

 Staff Privacy Notice (Issued May 2018)

Student & Parent/Carer Privacy Notice (Issued May 2018)
Please note, Nessfield Primary School  will handle documentation relating to consent.


Nessfield Primary School will follow current data protection and other legislative guidance when dealing with Data Subject Access Requests Click here for current ICO Pupils Info

Please refer to the Information Commissioner's Office Subject Access Request Guidance for further information.

How do you ask to see information about you?

If you wish to request information we hold about you, please complete the Data Subject Access Form below and return to Nessfield Primary School. Any request in writing from the individual (Data Subject) will be considered as a valid request, whatever the format as long as it contains the relevant information to enable us to deal with your request.

How do you request information on behalf of someone else?

If you are requesting information on behalf of someone else you must complete the Data Subject Access Request Form and provide written evidence that you have the Data Subject’s authority to ask for the information on their behalf, e.g. signature on the Data Subject Access Form, a letter written by them, evidence of Power of Attorney, etc.

Please complete the appropriate request form.

Data Subject Access Request Form
Police - Section 29 Disclosure Request Form
Completing the Police - Section 29 Disclosure Request Form Guidance

If your Data Subject Access Request is approved, you will be provided with either a printout or a photocopy of paper records. Where information is requested to be provided by email, we will only agree to this if it can be sent via an approved secure method.

We will contact you to advise if we are unable to approve your request for information.

How do you provide your identity?

If you are not known to Nessfield Primary School, we may ask to see proof of your identity. The following forms of identity will be accepted as proof of identity:

- A copy of your passport
- A copy of your driving licence
- A copy of your Bank, building society or credit card statement in the Data Subject's name for the last quarter
- A copy of your Council Tax bill

Will you be charged for information provided?

Nessfield Primary School will follow guidance within current Data Protection legislation in relation to charges for information. See for further information.

What do you do if the data is incorrect?

Please contact us to tell us what is incorrect and ask for it to be corrected. You can also appeal to the Information Commissioner if the school does not correct the information.


If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been dealt with or you think your data has been misused or not held securely, please contact Had teacher in the first instance.

If you are unhappy with the outcome of your complaint, you can escalate your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

ICO helpline
Telephone: 0303 123 1113