Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998

For Pupils at Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School


Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School is a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. We collect information from you and from your parents and may receive information about you from your previous school and the Learning Records Service. We hold this personal data and use it to:

  • Support your teaching and learning;
  • Monitor and report on your 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 and personal characteristics such as your ethnic group, any special educational needs and relevant medical information. If you are enrolling for post 14 qualifications we will be provided with your unique learner number (ULN) by the Learning Records Service and may also obtain from them details of any learning or qualifications you have undertaken.

In addition for Secondary and Middle deemed Secondary Schools

Once you are aged 13 or over, we are required by law to pass on certain information to providers of youth support services in your area. This is the local authority support service for young people aged 13 to 19 in England. We must provide both your and your parent’s/s’ name(s) and address, and any further information relevant to the support services’ role. However, if you are over 16, you (or your parent(s)) can ask that no information beyond names, address and your date of birth be passed to the support service. This right transfers to you on your 16th birthday. Please inform Mrs Martland, School Systems Manager,if youwish to opt-out of this arrangement. For more information about young peoples’ services, please go to the Directgov Young People page at or the Local Authority website shown below.

We will not give information about you to anyone outside the school without your consent unless the law and our rules allow us to.

We are required by law to pass some information about you to the Local Authority and the Department for Education (DfE)

If you are unable to access these websites we can send you a copy of this information. Please contact the Local Authority or Department for Education as follows:


Information  Policy team

Leeds City Council

Merrion House,

110 Merrion Way

Leeds LS2 8DT                         


Email:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Telephone:   0113 222 4414


Public Communications Unit

Department for Education

Sanctuary Buildings

Great Smith Street

London SW1P 3BT                               


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