ADMISSIONS PRIVACY NOTICE FOR ST EDMUND’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL
St Edmund’s Catholic Primary School is a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 and is committed to dealing with your information safely and securely. We need to collect and share information in order to fulfil our obligations as an admission authority. We take our responsibility to protect your data seriously and we will use it in accordance with the legal requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018.
We will comply with the School Admissions Code, which has the force of law. In respect of in-
Process your application
Consider Admission Appeals
We may also use this data for the following purposes:
Forward planning as part of school budget, forecasting and reorganisation proposals
To assist in the development of policy proposals
For the prevention and/or detection of crime or fraud
For research and statistical purposes when we will ensure that statistics are developed in such a way that individual children cannot be identified
In order to administer admissions to this school the following information may be collected by us:
Name and date of birth
Address where the child ordinarily lives at the time of application, which will be used for distance calculation purposes
Supplementary information i.e. information on religious affiliation and status
Parent name and contact details
Details of baptism and/or Catholic practice
Information on parish of residence.
Agencies we will share the information with:
The Department for Education, to comply with statutory data collections
The LA, to verify the information provided so that the admission scheme\process can be accurately administered
Admission Appeal panels
The Schools Adjudicator, in response to any objections raised
In Year Fair Access Panel, where applicable, to enable them to appropriately place complex admissions
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, when investigating maladministration of school admissions and admission appeals.
School Retention Policy:
The information listed above will be retained securely by the school in line with our retention policy, after which it will be destroyed.
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School
Consultation on Admission Arrangements for 2022-
Every year schools are required to review their admission arrangements. The aim is to ensure that the arrangements continue to be appropriate, and that they comply with all the relevant requirements.
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School are consulting on its proposed admission arrangements for 2022-
St Edmund's proposes to remove the requirement for applicants to submit a ‘Certificate of Catholic Practice’ .
Applying for a School Place, including Appeals Timetable
If you would like to apply for a place at our school for your child you will need to complete a school application form and a Local Authority application form.
Reception Applications 2021/2022
Application packs will be available from the school office from Mid October 2020.
In Year Applications 2020-
Application packs will be available from the school office.
Local Authority Application Form
Parents can use the link below to access the London Borough of Enfield's online application form and to find out about our school’s admission arrangements.
Please return the fully completed School’s Application Form and Certificate of Catholic Practice. The Certificate of Catholic practice can be obtained from the priest at the parish where you normally worship.
Please contact Mrs Higgins at the school office