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School effectiveness team

18 May 2018

What service is being provided?

School Effectiveness Team

The Local Authority is required to validate a sample of Key Stage 1 Teaching Assessment judgements in English reading, English writing mathematics and a sample of Key Stage 2 Teaching Assessment judgements in English writing and must externally moderate a sample of at least 25% of Local Authority maintained schools plus 25% of academies.


What personal data do we need from you?


Pupil initials

Unique Pupil Number

School attended



Who will be using your personal data?


The Data Controller is Essex County Council


The Data Protection Officer for Essex County Council can be contacted at


What will it be used for and what gives us the right to ask for it and use it?


Delivering this service to you

Planning and improving the service

Preventing or detecting of fraud or crime

Research – using only anonymised data unless we specifically ask for your consent


If we cannot use your data the Local Authority would not be able to carry out Key Stage 1and Key Stage 2statutory external moderation.


Our legal basis for using your personal data is under Legal Obligation.


Who else might we share your data with?


Your school

Department for Education

Local Authority School Effectiveness Partners


How long will your data be kept?


We will stop using your data once we have completed the moderation process and the data has been quality assured.

Your data will be deleted 3 months after we stop using it.


Our use of your data will be subject to the following legal rights:


For Personal Information

  • Your Right to be Informed
  • Your Right to Access your personal data
  • Your Right for us to Rectify your personal data
  • Your Right to Restrict our processing of your personal data


We are provided with personal information about you by Schools


Visit the following links for more information about Privacy Law, our obligations and your Rights:


The ICO Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation 2016


If you have concerns over the way we are asking for or using your personal data, please raise the matter with our Data Protection Officer by the following means:


Postal AddressData Protection Officer, Information Governance Team, Essex County Council, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM11QH
Phone Number0333 013 9824


If you still have concerns following our response you have the right to raise the matter with the Information Commissioner's Office:


Postal AddressInformation Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Online Form
Phone Number0303 123 1113


For our full privacy notice: