Introduction and the UNCRC
Llanrhidian Primary School collects and uses personal information about staff, pupils, parents and other individuals who come into contact with the school. This information is gathered to enable the school to provide education and other associated functions. In addition, there may be a legal requirement to collect and use information to ensure that the school complies with its statutory obligations.
This policy should be read in conjunction with the School privacy notice which is published on the school website.
This policy supports the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most complete statement of children’s rights ever produced. This is in relation to the following articles:
Article 3 (Best Interests of the Child)
The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all decisions and actions that affect children.
Article 8 (protection and preservation of identity)
Every child has the right to an identity. Governments must respect and protect that right, and prevent the child’s name, nationality or family relationships from being changed unlawfully.
Article 12 (respect for the views of the child)
Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously.
Article 28 (right to education)
Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free and different forms of secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s dignity and their rights.
For more information regarding GDPR compliance in Llanrhidian Primary School, please click on the attached policies and documents below.