Data Protection

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Our approach

The Charter School East Dulwich ( “the School”) takes data protection and our obligations with regard to data protection seriously.

The School is a Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (together “Data Protection Law”) and is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”). Our registration number is Z2430738.This section of the school website provides information on how the School uses(“processes”) personal data about individuals (together “data subjects”).

The School’s Compliance Officer acts as the School’s Data Protection Officer and is available to contact on any Data Protection issue by emailing:

This section of the website is intended to be read in conjunction with the School’s Data Protection Policy, the School’s Terms and Conditions and other relevant School policies, including:


●     Taking, Storing and Using Images of Children Policy

●     Data Retention Policy

●     Child Protection and Safeguarding Policies

●     Health and Safety Policy

●     IT, Bring Your Own Device Acceptable Use Policies

Personal Data

Personal data is data relating to a living individual who can be identified from that information or from that data and other information in the School’s possession (for example: name, address, telephone number, staff number). It can also include expressions of opinions about an individual.

Sensitive or special category personal data relates to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership, health, sex life, criminal convictions. Personal data concerning disability is sensitive data.

In order to carry out its ordinary duties to staff, pupils and parents, the school needs to process a wide range of personal data about individuals (including current, past and prospective staff, pupils or parents) as part of its daily operations.

Dependent on the nature of the School’s relationship with the data subject, there will be different reasons and purposes for the school processing your personal data, the types of data held, how the data is collected, the legal basis for processing the data, who has access to the data, who the data is shared with, the retention period for that data, and the specific subject rights with regard to that data.

Your rights and contact details

All data subjects have certain rights under Data Protection Law, including a right to be given access to data held about them by a data controller. Other rights will be dependent on the nature of the information given and are more fully explained in the privacy notices below.

If you have any concerns about the School’s handling of your personal data, please contact the School’s Data Protection Officer You can also find details of your rights under Data Protection Law on the Information Commissioner’s website here