Oakway Academy aims to ensure that every item of personal data collected relating to staff, pupils, parents, directors, visitors and other individuals is collected, stored and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the expected provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018).

As a member of the Hatton Academies Trust, Oakway Academy adheres to Trust Wide Policies in respect of Data Protection.

Please click here for Hatton Academies Trust Data Protection and FOI

Please click here for the Oakway Academy Student Privacy notice:

Oakway Academy GDPR Privacy Notice September-2018

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Our Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Our DPO for all Academies within the Trust is Colin Hinds who is contactable as follows:

Via e-mail: dataprotectionofficer@hattonacademiestrust.org.uk

Via telephone: 01933 231271

Via post: Sir Christopher Hatton Academy, The Pyghtle, Wellingborough, Northants.  NN8 4RP


Subject Access Requests

Individuals have a right to make a ‘subject access request’ to gain access to personal information that an Academy and/or the Trust holds about them. Subject access requests must be submitted in writing, either by letter or email to our DPO. They should include:

  • Name of individual
  • Correspondence address
  • Contact number and email address
  • Details of the information requested

Freedom of Information Act Requests

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, every person has a legal right to request information held by the Trust and it’s constituent academies, which is deemed to be information held by a public authority.  Those making requests are entitled to be informed whether the Trust holds the information requested, and subject to certain exemptions, to be furnished with a copy within prescribed deadlines.  Click here to view our full FOI Policy.

These requests must be submitted in writing, either by letter or email to our DPO.