Nature of work
The school place planning and information teams comprise of:
- School Place Planning
- Education Information Management Service
To ensure the sufficiency of school places across mainstream, Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) and Early Years providers in Solihull to meet the needs of children resident in Solihull. To ensure statutory data collections are made from schools. This data is processed and then sent onto the Department for Education (DfE).
Why we need your information
To ensure that there are enough school places across mainstream, SEND and Early Years providers in Solihull to meet the needs of children resident in Solihull. We make statutory data collections from schools for processing, analysis and reporting to the Department for Education.
Type/Classes of information processed
Where relevant we process a variety of information relating to individuals including:
- Child/young person personal details
- Family details
- Education details
We also process what is referred to as special categories of information that may include data revealing:
- Racial or ethnic origin
Who information is processed about
We process information about:
- Child/Young person
- Schools and other education providers
Who information may be shared with
Where necessary or required we share information with:
- Internal services such as School Admissions, Children Missing Education
- Department for Education
How long we will keep your information
School place planning information and data collections are kept for at least 5 years.