Thomas Whitehead C of E VA Primary School

Thomas Whitehead CE Academy

A member of the Diocese of St Albans Multi Academy Trust

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School Policies


The Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018.  The GDPR only applies to personal information, i.e, information about identifiable living individuals and to anyone who processes, stores or is the subject of personal data.

The Diocese of St Albans Multi-Academy Trust takes its responsibility under data protection regulations seriously, ensuring that we meet and comply with our obligations in the use of, processing and holding of personal data.  The Trust is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for all our academies.

The Trust's policies relating to data protection can be found on our link.  Please see individual academy websites for privacy notices for parents, staff and governors.

Should you require any further information, or wish to make a Data Subject Access/Freedom of Information request, the Trust's Data Protection Officer (DPO) can be contacted by email at;


Trust Data Protection Officer

Diocese of St Albans Multi-Academy Trust

c/o Manshead CE Academy

Dunstable Road,

Caddington, LU1 4BB

These documents outline the purpose for which we process data, on what legal basis, and other areas relating to data processing such as the type of data we hold.  It also covers the rights of individuals whom we hold information on.     ‚ÄčClick here for the   GDPR statement  from the  DSAMAT
For general school specific queries, please contact the Data Protection Lead Val Britnell

Following admission to the Diocese of St Albans Multi-Academy Trust (DSAMAT), Thomas Whitehead CE Academy will continue to use its existing policies, which will be updated as required, until such point that they are replaced by DSAMAT shared policies.

Please find below our up-to-date Policies:-

All our Policies are saved as PDF files.  To read these files please download Adobe Acrobat Reader.  Click here for help.

Note: Finance Management Manual 2018 is currently under review. Charging and Remissions Policy can be found within the Finance Management Manual - Section 17

  1. Acceptable use Policy- EYFS & KS1
  2. Acceptable use Policy-KS2
  3. Accessibility plan - 2019-2022
  4. DSAMAT Administration of Medicines policy June 2019
  5. DSAMAT Thomas Whitehead Admissions Policy 2020 2021V2
  6. DSAMAT Thomas Whitehead Admissions Policy 2019 2020
  7. Anti Bullying Policy - revised December 2019
  8. DSAMAT Policy Document ATTENDANCE
  9. Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy SEPT 2019
  10. DSAMAT Collective Worship Policyoct17
  11. DSAMAT Complaints Policy Feb 2019
  12. DSAMAT Data Protection Policy JUNE 2019
  13. DSAMAT Directors & Governors Remuneration Policy
  14. Equality Information and Objectives Policy January2020.docx
  15. Thomas Whitehead Privacy Notice
  16. R.E. Policy December 2016
  17. Thomas Whitehead Academy Travel Policy
  18. DSAMAT Business Charge Card Policy
  19. DSAMAT Capital & Revenue Reserves Policy
  20. Final DSAMAT Financial Management Manual 13 June 18 (1)
  21. DSAMAT Fraud Policy
  22. DSAMAT Freedom of Information Publication Scheme
  23. DSAMAT Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy
  24. Handwriting Policy - April 2019
  25. DSAMAT H&S Policy JAN 2019
  26. Information about DSAMAT
  27. Marking Policy Dec 2017
  28. Mobile phone policy September 2019
  29. DSAMAT Recruitment of Ex Offenders Policy
  30. SOD Under Review SEPT 2018
  31. DSAMAT Pay and Performance Policy 2018-19
  32. Positive Behaviour Policy September 2019
  33. Behaviour protocol June 2019
  34. Whole School Behaviour Ladder
  35. Behaviour Ladder UKS2
  36. SEND Policy November 2019
  37. Whistle Blowing Policy and Procedure September 2019