Starting School Questionnaire

Opens 25 Mar 2019

Closes 25 Apr 2019

Overview

As professionals working with young children and their families, we want to support all children to make the best start to their school life – this starts by making the transition to school as smooth as possible.

The personal information that you provide in this form will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations, the 2018 Data Protection Act,  and any subequent data protection legislation.  This data is being collected in relation to the purpose outlined below for lawful reasons of substantial public interest.  The data you provide will help us to identify any information, advice or guidance that you may need to prepare for yor child's transition.  It will also help us to ensure schools have the information they need to welcome your child.

The data will be stored electronically for a period of up to one year and shared with your child’s early years setting (if you attend one), and the Integrated Prevention and Earliest Help Service which includes the Healthy Child Programme Team. Your completed form will help us to identify any information, advice or guidance that you need to prepare for your child’s transition. It will also help us to ensure that schools have the information they need to welcome your child.

The data will only be used for the purpose for which it has been collected as outlined above, and after one year the data collected in this questionniare will be reviewed and destroyed. 

West Sussex County Council (WSCC) is registered as a ‘Data Controller’ with the Information Commissioner’s Office (Reg. No. Z6413427). The Data Protection Officer (DPO) for WSCC can be found on our website at https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/privacy-policy/.

We recommend that you speak to your child’s school regarding any long term health conditions before they start school so that they can plan ahead to meet your child’s needs.

If you identify any concerns on this form, after we receive your completed questionnaire a member of our team may contact you by phone to discuss your child’s health or wellbeing as they prepare for school.

The form, and the information included, will be kept on your child’s records and information will be used to support you and your child as well as to identify support needs across the county.

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This consultation will open on 25 Mar 2019. Please come back on or after this date to give us your views.

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Children
  • Schools
  • Families

Interests

  • Childrens Social Care
  • Education
  • Schools
  • Schools Admissions