Privacy Notice


We The Windmill Nursery are a data controller for the purposes of the GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS 2018. We collect information from you and may receive information about your child from their previous nursery and the Learning Records Service. We hold this personal data and use it to:

  • Support your child’s teaching and learning;
  • Monitor and report on your child’s progress;
  • Provide appropriate pastoral care, and
  • Assess how well your child’ setting is doing.

This information includes your contact details and personal characteristics such as your ethnic group, any special educational needs and relevant medical information.

We will not give information about you to anyone outside the school without your consent unless the law and our rules allow us to.

We are required by law to pass some information about you to the Local Authority and the Department for Education (DfE).

If you want to see a copy of the information about your child that we hold and/or share, please contact Sue Melvin.

If you require more information about how the Local Authority (LA) and/or DfE store and use your information, then please go to the following websites:

If you are unable to access these websites we can send you a copy of this information. Please contact the LA or DfE as follows:

  • Access to Information Co-ordinator
    Sessions House
    County Road
    ME14 1XQ
  • Public Communications Unit
    Department for Education
    Sanctuary Buildings
    Great Smith Street
    SW1P 3BT

Telephone:          0370 000 2288