ECT Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice (How we use your information)

NQT induction and support

Why do we collect and use your information? Thornden School acts as an appropriate body for the statutory induction for newly qualified teachers (NQT) and provides support and guidance to NQT’s mentors and head teachers to ensure that assessments are an accurate overview of progress against teacher standards, that any anomalies are corrected, and additional support is provided when required. We act as the link between NQT’s, Schools and the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA). Thornden School is regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which applies across the the European Union and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of the personal information collected. Our data protection officer is Mrs Kelly Robinson

The categories of student information that we collect, hold and share include:  Personal information (such as name, contact details, date of birth, qualifications)  Meeting notes, assessment and actions  Teacher Reference Number (TRN)  Dates that qualified teacher status (QTS) was awarded Storing data We hold this data in accordance with our retention schedule How we use your personal information: We use your personal information to:  Manage your NQT induction  Ensure the TRA is kept informed of your progress  Keep you informed of progress  Assist you with your enquiries  Notify you of relevant training opportunities to support you

Contact:If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact: Mrs Kelly Robinson the Data Protection Officer. Contact or telephone 023 80269722.