The staff at Hemlington Hall Academy and Lingfield Trust are constantly assessing the risks that present themselves during these unprecedented times.
Please be reassured you that we have carefully planned for all children to return to school. There will be differences to what has happened in school before the pandemic but we can assure you that your child’s safety is at the forefront of our plans. The differences in practices are to ensure that your children and the school staff are as safe as possible. The Trust have approved our Risk Assessment and decisions have been informed by government guidance:
Please could all visitors report to the reception and sign in. When visiting our school please make sure you are wearing a face covering when moving around the school and attending professional meetings. If you require a visor, please ask a member of staff and they will happy to provide you with one. You will be asked to declare your risk assessment for carrying out your trade within our school premises.
Before entering the building make sure you can confirm that you do not have symptoms or that you have not been in contact with anybody with Covid-19 in the last 14 days. COVID-19 symptoms are defined as:
Please make sure you follow the rules if you are subject to a local lockdown restriction or enforced quarantine due to recent international travel.
When entering Hemlington Hall Academy your contact details will be held securely and used to alert me to a Covid-19 outbreak, as part of Test and Track protocol.
Please ensure you follow the rules as:
We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.
We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.
Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.
Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.
This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.
If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.
This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.
This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.
If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.