Privacy Notice

The school workforce: those employed to teach, or otherwise engaged to work at, a school or a local authority 

The Data Protection Act 1998: How we use your information

We process personal data relating to those we employ to work at, or otherwise engage to work at, our school. This is for employment purposes to assist in the running of the school and/or to enable individuals to be paid. The collection of this information will benefit both national and local users by:

  • improving the management of workforce data across the sector

  • enabling development of a comprehensive picture of the workforce and how it is deployed

  • informing the development of recruitment and retention policies

  • allowing better financial modelling and planning

  • enabling ethnicity and disability monitoring; and

  • supporting the work of the School Teachers’ Review Body

This personal data includes identifiers such as names and National Insurance numbers and characteristics such as ethnic group, employment contracts and remuneration details, qualifications and absence information.

We will not share information about you with third parties without your consent unless the law allows us to. We are required, by law, to pass on some of this personal data to: 

  • our local authority

  • the Department for Education (DfE) 

If you require more information about how we and/or DfE store and use your personal data please visit: 

 If you want to see a copy of information about you that we hold, please contact Pendle Community High School & College. 


Pendle Community High School & College

Pendle Vale Campus, Oxford Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 8LF

Tel – 01282 682260 Fax – 01282 682289 E-mail –

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