Last reviewed on 18 December 2023
Statutory/mandatory for: Maintained schools Academies Free schools Independent schools Sixth-form colleges Further education Pupil referral units Non-maintained special schools

Use our model privacy notices to keep yours up to date with the latest regulations and guidance. They’ll save you time and help you stay compliant with this complex area.

Download our model privacy notices 

Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), you're required to provide certain information to data subjects, typically through a privacy notice. Some schools refer to this document as a 'fair processing notice' instead.

The models below cover all of the groups of people you're most likely to hold personal data for. If you hold data on any other groups, choose the most applicable notice and adapt it accordingly. 

The DfE's guidance and model notices for schools The Information Commissioner's Office's (ICO) guide to the UK GDPR  Advice from Forbes Solicitors and our associate experts Helen Cooper, Graeme Hornsby and