King Charles Primary School collects and uses personal information about staff, pupils, parents and other individuals who come into contact with the school.  This information is gathered in order to enable it to provide education and a duty of care to everyone in our community.  In addition, there may be a legal requirement to collect and use information to ensure that the school complies with its statutory obligations.

Schools have a duty to be registered, as Data Controllers, with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) detailing the information held and its use.  These details are then available on the ICO’s website.  Schools also have a duty to issue a Fair Processing Notice to all pupils/parents, this summarises the information held on pupils, why it is held and the other parties to whom it may be passed on.

The King Charles Primary School Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Paul Withers. If you have any

questions about your rights under the GDPR, how the School uses your information, or you

Privacy Notice (Parents) – 

If you wish to make a complaint about how we have processed or utilised your data, Paul Withers will be able to help. 

How to contact our DPO:

Contact Address:

Office of the DPO

Resources & Transformation

Civic Centre 3rd Floor (HR Suite)

Walsall Council

Darwall Street



Should you be dissatisfied with the response you receive, you can contact the Information

Commissioner’s Office (ICO) with the details given below:



Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane




Email Address:

Use the online form via this link 

Telephone Numbers:

Calling from within the UK 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate.

Calling from outside the UK +44 1625 545 745.


Click here to see the Federation's Privacy Notice


Individuals have the right to access the personal data and supplementary information that is held about them. This allows you to be aware of, and verify the lawfulness of, the processing this data. 

This right applies to everyone whose personal data your school holds, including staff, governors, volunteers, parents and pupils. 

Unless the SAR is unfounded or excessive, you will be provided with  the information free of charge and within one month of the request being made.

Subject Access Requests should be sent to or taken to the school office in an envelope addressed to the Data Protection Officer.