School User Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice for Mentors and Headteachers

Who we are

We are Wycombe and Marlow Teaching School Alliance, a TSA as designated by the DfE, with Chepping View Primary Academy as its lead school. For the purposes of Data Protection legislation, Chepping View Primary Academy is the Data Controller for data held as part of providing NQT training and Appropriate Body services.

How we will use your information

We will receive your personal data from upon registration for our Appropriate Body Induction service, We will only use this information for the purposes of communicating with you regarding any registered NQTs in terms of the progress of their induction and any information required relating to that purpose.

The personal data we will be using

Please see the list below. Not all of types of data processed by us are intrinsically considered to be personal data. However, these data are in all cases associated with personal identifiers (eg name and email address), data protection legislation considers them to be personal data.

Appropriate Body: Name, Role, Email.

The purpose of the information sharing

The purpose of processing this data is to allow us to:

• Correspond with individuals about induction procedures and processes • Review completed formal assessments and communicate with NQTs and schools about these assessments • Contact an individual or school regarding their NQT training/Induction progress • Review NQT Induction forms and support plans to ensure adequate support is being provided to the NQT in cases where concerns have been raised • Provide previous assessment forms to schools where an NQT moves schools during the induction period • Ensure that where support meetings have taken place the relevant records are available for future reference

Why this data sharing is lawful

We only collect and use personal information about you when the law allows us to. WAM is a Teaching School Alliance and carries out its work in the public interest, also known as ‘Public Task’. We operate under the statutory frameworks of English educational legislation, and specifically the Education Act 2011. The Education Act 2011 is founded on the principals and proposals in the DfE November 2010 White Paper, The Importance of Teaching, in which the government stated its intention to develop a national network of Teaching Schools to lead on Initial Teacher Training, Continuing Professional Development and School to School Support. WAM is an Appropriate Body for NQT Induction and operates under the Statutory Guidance for NQT Induction.

How is the data stored and for how long

Appropriate Body

Data relating to an NQT's induction is stored for 6 years after the completion of the induction period as stated in the DfE guidance. Reports submitted through NQT Manager are stored electronically for the 7 year period (1 year induction plus 6 years). Your personal data will be deleted 2 years after your last log in to the NQT Manager system. All data is stored electronically. We do not keep paper copies.


If you have any queries or complaints regarding privacy and data protection relation to our Appropriate Body Services, please contact Victoria Morris, Teaching School Lead-

Our DPO is Darrell Smith-