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The Education Support Service School Attendance Privacy Notice

This notice explains what personal data (information) we hold about you and your child/ren, how we collect the information and how we use and may share the information.

We are required to give you this information under data protection law.

This privacy notice applies to the Education Support Service’s (ESS) work in relation to school attendance, specifically:

  • Investigations and any subsequent action and/or legal action taken where offence/s under Section 444 (1) or (1) (a) Education Act 1996 are suspected
  • Investigations and any subsequent action and/or legal action taken in relation to applying for School Attendance Orders under Section 437 (3) Education Act 1996 or suspected failure to comply with a School Attendance Order under Section 443 Education Act 1996
  • Referrals for deletions from admission registers under Regulation 8 of the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 amended

NB – Separate privacy notices cover the work of the ESS Child Employment Officer, Child Missing Education Officer and Elective Home Education and Gypsy Roma Traveller Services Officer

What are your rights?

You have the right to request Dudley Council to stop processing your personal data in relation to any council service. See our Corporate Privacy Notice