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Sir Harry Smith

Sir Harry Smith Community College

  • Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998

    Each school in Cambridgeshire is the Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act.  We collect information from parents, and may receive information about students from previous schools.  We hold this personal data and use it to:

    • support teaching and learning;
    • monitor and report on progress;
    • provide appropriate pastoral care.
    • assess how well the school is doing.

    This information includes students' contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information, characteristics such as ethnic group, special educational needs and any relevant medical information.  We will not give information about students to anyone outside the school without prior consent unless the law and rules permit it. We are required by law to pass certain information to the Local Authority (LA), and the Department for Education (DfE).

    If you require more information about how the LA and/or DfE store and use of this data please go to  If you do not have access to the Internet or you have any queries, please contact the LA or the DfE as follows:

    Public Communications Unit,
    Department for Education,
    Sancturary Buildings,
    Great Smith Street,
    London, SW1P 3BT
    Telephone:  0870000 2288      Website:    Email:

    For any queries relating to Data Protection, please contact the Data Protection Office at:

    Data Protection Team,
    Cambridgeshire County Council,
    Shire Hall, Castle Hill,
    Cambridge, CB3 0AP
    Telephone: 01223 699137