Sheffield Road, Birdwell, Barnsley, S70 5XB

Privacy Statement

Birdwell Primary School is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal information for all members of our school community. We take our responsibilities under data protection law very seriously, including compliance with the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018.


Our commitment:

  • We only collect and use personal data that is necessary for specific purposes related to the operation of the school and education of our pupils.
  • We are transparent about how we collect and use personal data.
  • We keep personal data accurate and up to date, only retaining it for as long as necessary.
  • We have appropriate security measures in place to protect personal data.
  • We respect the rights of individuals under data protection law.
  • We ensure any third parties we share data with also comply with data protection law.
  • We have robust policies and procedures in place for data protection, including for responding to data breaches.
  • We provide training to staff on their data protection responsibilities
  • We regularly review and update our data protection practises.


For more details on how we process personal data, please see our full Data Protection and GDPR Policy below:

HCAT Data Protection and GDPR Policy

If you have any questions about how we handle personal data, please contact Diane Sykes at

We are committed to handling personal information responsibly and securely to maintain the trust of our school community.

This statement aims to reassure stakeholders of the school’s commitment to data protection compliance.

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