The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) came into force on 25 May 2018 in order to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union. It has replaced the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that all data held within our school is processed, stored and safeguarded in accordance with this new legislation. Any data breach received by the school, under the new Regulations, which is likely to cause personal damage e.g., identity theft, will be reported to the ICO (Information Commissoner's Office) within 72 hours from notification. *Please note: the school will be closed from Friday 21 December 2018 (15.15 pm) until Monday 7 January 2019 (08:55 am)*
All of the information we hold on individuals follows the seven key principles:
The Data Protection Officer (DPO) for Morpeth All Saints CE Aided First School is:
Mrs. M. Arksey (Northumberland County Council School Support Officer)
Mr. D. Simpson is the named Governor for Data Protection
Morpeth All Saints CE Aided First School subscribes annually to the ICO (Information Commissioner's Office). Information about your rights under GDPR can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website.
Our school is situated in attractive and extensive well maintained grounds in a small housing estate, Lancaster Park, which is north of the town of Morpeth. The school first opened in 1972 and was formerly known as Wansbeck St Aidan Church of England Aided First School until it was renamed in 2001.Read More of the school welcome page