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Privacy Policy

St Andrew's CE Primary Academy understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. we respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, https://standrews.acornacademy.org/ and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of this Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of our site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using our site immediately.

1. Information About Us

Our site is operated by St Andrew's CE Primary Academy.

Westcombes
Chardstock Axminster EX13 7BJ

E: admin@acornacademy.org

P: 01460 220534

2. What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of our site. Our site may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

3. What is Personal Data?

Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’.

Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.

4. What Are My Rights?

Under the GDPR, you have the following rights, which we will always work to uphold:

For more information about our use of your personal data or exercising your rights as outlined above, please contact us using the details provided in Part 14.

Further information about your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

5. What Data Do We Collect?

Depending upon your use of our Site, we may collect some or all of the following personal data (please also see our cookies policy on our use of Cookies and similar technologies):

6. How Do You Use My Personal Data?

Under the GDPR, we must always have a lawful basis for using personal data. This may be because the data is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data, or because it is in our legitimate business interests to use it. Your personal data may be used for the following purposes:

Third Parties (including Google, Facebook, Twitter) whose content appears on our Site may use third-party Cookies. Please refer to our cookies policy for more information on controlling cookies. Please note that we do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data that they collect and use themselves, and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.

7. How Long Will You Keep My Personal Data?

we will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Your personal data will therefore be kept for the following periods (or, where there is no fixed period, the following factors will be used to determine how long it is kept):

we will only store or transfer your personal data in the UK. This means that it will be fully protected under the GDPR.

we share your data with external third parties, as detailed below in Part 10, that are based outside of the EEA.

Please contact us using the details below in Part 14 for further information about the particular data protection mechanism used by us when transferring your personal data to a third country.

8. Do You Share My Personal Data?

we may sometimes contract with the following third parties to supply our website services. In some cases, those third parties may have access to some or all of your personal data that we hold.

If any of your personal data is required by a third party, as described above, we will take steps to ensure that your personal data is handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the third party’s obligations under the law, as described above in Part 9.

If any personal data is transferred outside of the EEA, we will take suitable steps in order to ensure that your personal data is treated just as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR, as explained above in Part 9.

In some limited circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain personal data, which might include yours, if we are involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or the instructions of a government authority.

9. How Can I Control My Personal Data?

In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in Part 5, when you submit personal data via our Site, you may be given options to restrict our use of your personal data. In particular, we aim to give you strong controls on our use of your data for direct communication (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in our emails.

10. Can I Withhold Information?

You may access our Site without providing any personal data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.

You may restrict our use of Cookies. For more information, our cookies policy.

11. How Can I Access My Personal Data?

If you want to know what personal data we have about you, you can ask us for details of that personal data and for a copy of it (where any such personal data is held). This is known as a “subject access request”.

All subject access requests should be made in writing and sent to the email or postal addresses shown in Part 14.

we will respond to your subject access request within a month of receiving it. Normally, we aim to provide a complete response, including a copy of your personal data within that time. In some cases, however, particularly if your request is more complex, more time may be required up to a maximum of three months from the date we receive your request. You will be kept fully informed of our progress.

12. How Do You Use Cookies?

our Site may place and access certain first-party Cookies on your computer or device. For full information about the cookies on our site, please refer to our cookies policy.

13. How Do I Contact You?

To contact us about anything to do with your personal data and data protection, including to make a subject access request, please use the following:

Westcombes
Chardstock Axminster EX13 7BJ

E: admin@acornacademy.org

P: 01460 220534

14. Changes to this Privacy Policy

we may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if we change our business in a way that affects personal data protection.

Any changes will be immediately posted on our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of our Site following the alterations. we recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

Announcement

We are pleased to announce that with your help we raised £284 for Children in Need and £93.83 for The Poppy Appeal.  

Please can children remember warm winter coats, hats and gloves so that we can all enjoy the fresh air at break and lunch times. 

Catch ball Tournament

11 Dec 2018

On Monday 10th December, Chardstock hosted six other schools in a catchball tournament for children in years 3 and 4. Ten of our children took part in six matches during the afternoon.  We won 3, drew...

Forest School

29 Nov 2018

The children enjoy their time in Forest School very much.  This week they created their own Christmas trees and were all very proud of their work.  

Year 4 Residential 2018 - Final Day and Team Games

23 Nov 2018

The children enjoyed team games on their final day and were excited to return home.  

Year 4 Residential 2018 - Daily Mile and Breakfast

22 Nov 2018

The children took part in the daily mile this morning and then enjoyed a nice breakfast before heading outside to finish yesterdays activity.  They are then heading out to the Tribal Kingdom.   {! ga...

Starfish Class - Pumpkin Soup

22 Nov 2018

Today Starfish Class have prepared and made their very own pumpkin soup. They all enjoyed a taste once it was prepared.  

Year 4 Residential 2018 - Tribal Kingdom

22 Nov 2018

Tribal kingdom afternoon! The children are in separate tribes. They have created dens, elected leaders, made up their own chants and tribal face paint designs. They are now on a scavenger hunt!  {! ga...

Year 4 Residential 2018 - Scavenger Hunt

22 Nov 2018

Today the children went on a scavenger hunt.  They enjoyed spending their pocket money in the gift shop.  This evenings plan is to have their dinner and head out for their 'night line' activity which...

Year 4 Residential 2018 - Yesterday

22 Nov 2018

The children enjoyed last night’s dinner followed by chocolate cake! We then went to the night line which involved all children being blindfolded and taking a walk through a mini forest.  {! gallery_...

Year 4 Residential 2018 - They have arrived

21 Nov 2018

Year 4 have arrived at their Residential and are currently making their beds ready for this evening.  They are all very excited about todays activites.  

Year 4 residential- Tight Rope Walking

21 Nov 2018

Tight rope Walking

Year 4 Residential 2018- Tripod Building

21 Nov 2018

Tripod Building

Year 4 Residential 2018- Tripod Building

21 Nov 2018

Tripod Building

Year 4 Residential 2018- Tripod Building

21 Nov 2018

Tripod Building

Year 4 Residential 2018- Film Night and Evening Walk

21 Nov 2018

The children have had a fantastic day “crossing the moat.” They learned how to make tight ropes and how to make tripods from just 3 pieces of wood and 1 tiny piece of string! The stormy weather meant...

Starfish Class and Little Acorns - Bird Food

21 Nov 2018

Today children from The Little Acorn's and Starfish Class worked with parent volunteers to make bird food to sell at the St. Andrew's Day Sale.  It was a very messy job but they all enjoyed getting in...

Light Up Axminster - Lantern Workshop

20 Nov 2018

Dolphin and Whale Class were lucky enough to get involved in the Axminster Community Project 'Light Up Axminster'.  Light Up Axminster held a two day workshop in the school hall with Year 4, 5 and 6 c...

Dolphin Class - Science

19 Nov 2018

Dolphin class have been learning about seashore creatures. Last week, they enjoyed sorting and classifying the animals based on their features.

Dolphin Class - Science

19 Nov 2018

Dolphin class have been learning about seashore creatures. Last week, they enjoyed sorting and classifying the animals based on their features.

Seahorse Class - Children in Need Celebrations, Seahorse Craft and Rocket Building Home Learning

16 Nov 2018

Today the whole school dressed in spots, stripes, sparkles and fancy dress for Children in Need.  Seahorse class stood beautifully for a photograph showing off their Rockets and Seahorses that they ma...

Laying of Crosses Ceremony

15 Nov 2018

This morning children from across the Academy attended a Laying of Crosses Ceremony at the Church.  The children all enjoyed coming together to remember and enjoyed telling other children all about it...

Dolphin Class - Squared and Cubed Numbers

15 Nov 2018

The year 5 children in Dolphin Class enjoyed learning about squared and cubed numbers in a practical way. The hands-on approach meant that they were able to understand why numbers are squared or cubed...

Tag Rugby Tournament

13 Nov 2018

On Monday 12th November, 9 children from years 5 and 6 took part in our Acorn MAT tag rugby tournament. We played three matches against other schools from our trust. Our afternoon started well with a...

Fencing

09 Nov 2018

On Friday 11th November all of our children got the opportunity to have a go at fencing. The children learned how to salute, thrust, parry, lunge and also the on guard position. We are hoping to be ab...

Maths workshop

30 Oct 2018

Four children from Y5&6 attended a Maths workshop in Lyme Regis just before half term. They thoroughly enjoyed it and loved telling us about what they got up to!

'We did an expe...

Arts and Crafts Club

19 Oct 2018

Children have been enjoying Arts and Crafts club and have made items to take home including decorated boxes, felt birds (which involved sewing), card making, painting with watercolours and painting pl...

Turtle's Class

19 Oct 2018

It has been a busy half term in Turtles class as the children have been busily learning about their topic ‘Blue Planet’ and settling into their new classroom. The children have a new class member – a...

Wind in the Willows - Toad in the hole lunch

11 Oct 2018

The children enjoyed a special Wind in the Willow themed lunch.  Portlock's Pantry enjoyed dressing up as part of the theme.  We will be hosting more special lunches across the year. {! gallery_by_id;...

Holly Class - This is me performance

23 Jul 2018

Holly Class have been looking at the song 'This is Me' from The Greatest Showman recently. They have studied the meaning behind the lyrics and how important it is to be unique, independent and ourselv...

Willow and Oak Class trip - We The Curious

23 Jul 2018

Willow and Oak had a fantastic time at We The Curious. The children took part in a workshop about the key features of the digestive system. They were also able to explore the rest of the museum - this...

Pirates and Mermaids Performance

23 Jul 2018

Our year 6 children presented us with an incredible performance of Pirates and Mermaids with the support of year 4 and 5.  They performed a dress rehearsal to the whole school, a matinee performance t...

Residential - Fencing, Dinner time, Disco and Giant Swing

23 May 2018

Today is the final day of the residential.  We are looking forward to hearing all about it when the children return.  The children finished off their day yesterday with fenc...

Abseiling Residential Year 6

22 May 2018

The children are all having a wonderful time on the residential and all enjoyed abseiling yesterday afternoon.  

Year 6 Residential - Tunnel and Giant Swing

22 May 2018

The children have been exploring tunnels today.  They have also enjoyed using the giant swing.  

Residential Year 6

21 May 2018

It has been a great start to our stay so far. We arrived and were settled in, before having a tour of the fantastic site and playing some games. All children well fed and full of roast dinner, macaron...

Residential Year 6 Monday

21 May 2018

All children full of cooked breakfast, porridge and fruit and ready and waiting for our rafting morning on the Isle of Portland today. All Children slept well and up nice and early! All good.

Residential Year 6 Monday Raft Building

21 May 2018

A fantastic morning spent raft building at the sailing academy on Portland. "This is the best thing I've ever done!" Said one child.

Holly Class Longleat Trip

14 May 2018

​Holly class thoroughly enjoyed their trip to Longleat on Friday. Although it was a long day, their enthusiasm and intrigue of the animals was uplifting. On the way back, we counted 52 animals that...

Oak Class Forest School

09 May 2018

Oak class have been making bread down in forest school. The children made the dough themselves and then wound it around sticks, and cooked it over the fire. Some of the boys constructed a bush craft...

Hazel Class - we the curious Class Trip

09 May 2018

This month Hazel Class enjoyed a fantastic learning experience at 'we the curious' in Bristol. We had a wonderful time playing with some super science displays and learning...

Hazel and Holly's Celebration Worship

29 Apr 2018

The parents all enjoyed watching the children from Hazel and Holly Class performing their assembly. We heard lots of poetry, riddles and stories. Well d...

Maple Class Eco Animal Encounter Visit

27 Apr 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit from Eco Animal Encounters. We got to hold touch and get up close and personal with Bluebell the Blue tonged lizard, an Asian Forest scorpion, an African Bullfrog, a mi...

Holly Class African Land Snail Visit

25 Apr 2018

Holly class had a special visitor on Tuesday afternoon. Rosie, who has a pet Giant African Land Snail, brought in her special pet to show the children. The children were able to ask Rosie lots of ques...

Mrs Slingsby's Celebration Worship

18 Apr 2018

Mrs Slingsby retired at the end of the Spring Term. Mrs Slingsby had worked at St. Andrew's Primary for many years. We held a Celebration Worship to thank her for all of her hard work and dedication t...

Netball Tournament

28 Mar 2018

Six Key Stage 2 children represented the school in an Acorn Netball Tournament on Tuesday afternoon at Mrs E's in Uplyme. They played a total of four matches and came third place. A huge well done to...

St. Andrew's Church Easter display

28 Mar 2018

Every child in school has produced a butterfly or flower to help make a display in the church for Easter. Please do go along and take a look.

Holly Class look at telling the time!

21 Mar 2018

Holly Class were looking at telling the time recently. 

Fizz Pop Science Assembly

21 Mar 2018

Fizz Pop Science gave the whole school a taste of how fun science can be today. They will running a club in the Summer Term, letters will be sent home shortly.

Fizz Pop Science

21 Mar 2018

The children from Willow and Oak had a fantastic morning with Alice from Fizz Pop Science! As their topic for this half term is Water, the children learnt about how liquids can change colour with the...

Recycled Sculpture Workshop

16 Mar 2018

Willow and Oak children took part in a recycled sculpture workshop with Peter Margerum, an artist and designer this week. They recycled plastic waste washed up from the sea in to an assortment of sea...

Holly Class Recycling Centre Day

08 Mar 2018

Holly class have had a lovely morning with Sally from Devon Recycling Centre,  learning lots about reusing, recycling and reducing our rubbish. They then all made a piece of paper each by creating a p...

World Book Day 2018

05 Mar 2018

World Book Day 2018 We are holding our very own World Book Day in school today. The children have dressed up as their favourite characters and have brought their favourite book in to school to share...

Holly Class Bicton Park Trip

03 Mar 2018

Just before half term Holly class concluded their learning on plants and rainforests by going on a trip to Bicton Park. It was thoroughly enjoyable and they were able to show off their knowledge as...

Holly Class

03 Mar 2018

Holly Class planted some coriander in September outside the classroom. Recently they picked it and made some potato salad using their own coriander. They have thoroughly enjoyed planting, looking afte...

Nativity 2017

15 Dec 2017

Our Reception and KS1 performed their Nativity play Chirstmas Counts this week. They all worked incredibly hard. Congratulations.

Clip and Climb Trip

01 Dec 2017

Willow and Oak Class spent the day at Clip and Climb this week. In their current topic they are looking at mountains. The children thoroughly enjoyed challenging themselves.

Exeter Chiefs Tag Rugby Tournament

05 May 2017

On the last day of term St. Andrews sent 2 teams to the tag rugby tournament that Exeter Chiefs organised. The teams were from year 3 and 4 and have been currently working with them on a Tuesday after...

Lady Chapel in St Andrew’s Church

05 May 2017

"Children throughout the school contributed to the decoration of the Lady Chapel in St Andrew’s Church with prayers on fish shapes to connect our knowledge with our patron Saint as a fisherman. The ch...

Holly Class Pen Pals

05 May 2017

Holly Class were extremely excited when the postman dropped of 29 letters today. Miss Andrews had secretly set up a pen pal from Cambridgeshire for each child in Holly Class. They had a great afternoo...

Shrove Tuesday

04 May 2017

The whole school celebrated Shrove Tuesday yesterday with a pancake race organised by Mrs Melville. All of the house teams worked together to earn lots of house points.

World Book Day

03 May 2017

St. Andrew's celebrated world book day today. The staff and children dressed as characters from their favourite books. The costumes were fantastic. Thank you to all of the children, parents and staff...

Holly Class Gymnastics

02 May 2017

Holly class loved their gymnastics session with Miss Andrews and Go Active on Monday afternoon. They practised their balances in groups of 2 and 3 and then performed them to the class at the end of th...

Stockland Cross Country

01 May 2017

Congratulations to all of the children that took part in Stockland Cross Country last night. Despite the very muddy conditions the children all ran exceptionally well! Thank you to Mrs Parsons for the...