General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
Fellside Community Primary School holds and processes personal information on each pupil, and limited information on parents, in order to provide education and a safe environment for each child. The legal basis for processing personal data under the General Data Protection Regulations May 2018 is to complete a public task: that of provision of an education. The school complies with the General Data Protection Regulations (May 2018) and this is demonstrated by our Data Protection Policy (and other linked policies), and by our practices and procedures in relation to the processing of data.
As a local authority maintained school, we have a Data Protection Officer (Schools) provided through Gateshead Council. They can be contacted at:
Corporate Service and Governance
Corporate Services and Governance
Gateshead, Tyne & Wear,
Tel No: (0191) 433 2113 or 433 2192
We collect and use pupil information under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and Articles 6 and 9 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Article 6 (GDPR) condition: Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the data controller is subject. Article 9 (GDPR) condition: For substantial public interest on a legal basis.
Our Policies Linked to the Protection of your Data