Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice for the school workforce employed or otherwise engaged to work at a Harris Federation school.

Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998.

The Harris Federation are the Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act.

Personal data is held by the schools about those employed or otherwise engaged to work at the schools.  This is to assist in the smooth running of the schools and/or enable individuals to be paid.  This personal data includes some or all of the following:  identifiers such as name and National Insurance Number; characteristics such as ethnic group; employment contract and remuneration details; post “A” level qualifications; and absence information.

The collection of this information will benefit both national and local users by:

•    Improving the management of school workforce data across the sector;
•    Enabling a comprehensive picture of the workforce and how it is deployed to be built up;
•    Informing the development of recruitment and retention policies;
•    Allowing better financial modelling and planning;
•    Enabling ethnicity and disability monitoring;
•    Supporting the work of the School Teacher Review Board and the School Support Staff Negotiating Body.

We are required to pass on some of this data to the Department for Education (DfE).

If you require more information about how the DfE store and use this data please go to the following website:

•    If you are unable to access this website, please contact the Harris Federation or the DfE as follows:

Harris Federation
4th Floor, Norfolk House
Wellesley Road
Tel: 0208 253 7777

Public Communications Unit
Department for Education
Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street
London SW1P 3BT
Telephone: 0370 000 2288


We will not give information about you to anyone outside the school, Harris Federation or the DfE without your consent unless the law and our rules allow us to.