School admissions terms and conditions

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The information you supply on your application will be used for registered purposes. This is in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Data Protection

Harrow Council is a data controller under the Data Protection Act 2018 (the ‘DPA’). This means that we have a duty to protect your personal information and to process it in compliance with the DPA. Therefore when you apply for a school place we will only use your information for the specified purpose. We will only share it with others where the DPA allows us to do so.

We will enter any information you provide to us into a computerised database. We may also hold manual files.

The specified purposes are:

  • To administer the admissions process

  • To prevent or detect fraud or crime

  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of any child

  • For the exercise of out statutory functions

The people with whom we may share the information are:

  • Schools

  • Other local authorities

  • Other services that promote the welfare of children e.g. GP, health visitors, school nurses

  • Any organisation with powers to investigate allegations of:

    • fraud

    • crime

    • child protection and safeguarding issues

  • Other council departments

  • Central Government, such as the Department for Education

  • Other public bodies as appropriate where permitted or required by law

For additional information on Data Protection see the privacy notice for education services.