Schools, local authorities and the Department for Children, Schools and Families (the government department which deals with education) all hold information on pupils in order to run the education system.
Please refer to our Data Protection Policy under the Key Information tab.
Countersigning passport applications:
Due to new data protection guidelines the school is unable to countersign passport requests. At Yorkley Primary School we take the privacy of our students, parents and workforce seriously and we are committed to protecting it.
Here is a list of professionals that may be able to countersign: https://www.gov.uk/countersigning-passport-applications/accepted-occupations-for-countersignatories