As a result of our growth and success over the years NLGS has been able to branch out and open schools outside of the UK. At present, we have agreements to open in branch schools in three countries: China; Myanmar; and Kazakhstan.
In the UK our school has been graded outstanding by Ofsted in all categories, something which is only achieved by the top 15% of independent schools. Here are some of the things highlighted by Ofsted that demonstrates the quality of our school:
- The leadership team has built on the school’s previous strengths. As a result, the school provides its pupils with an outstanding education.
- Pupils’ behaviour is impeccable. They work diligently and with determination to succeed. They value diversity and respect all people no matter what their culture, faith, or lifestyle.
- Pupils make substantial progress from the point at which they join the school. This is because leaders adapt the curriculum to meet their needs, and teaching is highly effective.
NLGS is open to further partnerships that would allow us to work with reputable organisations in order for us to spread the NLGS ethos of excellence, knowledge, and teaching around the world. We are looking for established partners who share these values.
NLGS works closely with our partners in the process of franchising new schools. NLGS will provide intellectual property including curriculum, lesson plans, examination etc. NLGS will also require regular visitations to franchise schools before and after the opening of the school in order to ensure a high standard of teaching and facilities. NLGS will also organise training sessions for teachers and administrators in franchise schools to replicate as best as possible the NLGS standard of quality.
Interested parties are welcome to contact our Business Manager (email@example.com) in order to discuss partnership opportunities.
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How we use pupil information
Why do we collect and use pupil information? We collect and use pupil information under the Education Act 1996. The EU general data protection regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) will take effect in May 25 2018 including Article 6 ‘lawfulness of processing’ and Article 9 ‘Processing of special categories of personal data’
We use the pupil data:
- to support pupil learning
- to monitor and report on pupil progress
- to provide appropriate pastoral care
- to assess the quality of our services
- to comply with the law regarding data sharing
The categories of pupil information that we collect, hold and share include:
- Personal information (such as name, unique pupil number and address)
- Any relevant medical information
- Special educational needs
- Exclusions and behavioural information
- Assessment information
- Characteristics (such as ethnicity, language, nationality, country of birth and free school meal eligibility)
- Attendance information (such as sessions attended, number of absences and absence reasons)
Collecting pupil information
Whilst the majority of pupil information you provide to us is mandatory, some of it is provided to us on a voluntary basis. In order to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, we will inform you whether you are required to provide certain pupil information to us or if you have a choice in this.
Storing pupil data
We hold pupil data for 6 years following a student’s last entry.
Who do we share pupil information with?
We routinely share pupil information with:
- schools that the pupil’s attend after leaving us
- our local authority
- the Department for Education (DfE)
- School nurse
Why we share pupil information
We do not share information about our pupils with anyone without consent unless the law and our policies allow us to do so.
We share pupils’ data with the Department for Education (DfE) on a statutory basis. This data sharing underpins school funding and educational attainment policy and monitoring.
We are required to share information about our pupils with the (DfE) under regulation 5 of The Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2013.
To find out more about the pupil information we share with the department, for the purpose of data collections, go to https://www.gov.uk/education/data-collection-and-censuses-for-schools.
The Department has robust processes in place to ensure the confidentiality of our data is maintained and there are stringent controls in place regarding access and use of the data. Decisions on whether DfE releases data to third parties are subject to a strict approval process and based on a detailed assessment of:
- who is requesting the data
- the purpose for which it is required
- the level and sensitivity of data requested: and
- the arrangements in place to store and handle the data
To be granted access to pupil information, organisations must comply with strict terms and conditions covering the confidentiality and handling of the data, security arrangements and retention and use of the data.
For more information about the department’s data sharing process, please visit:
For information about which organisations the department has provided pupil information, (and for which project), please visit the following website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-pupil-database-requests-received
To contact DfE: https://www.gov.uk/contact-dfe
Requesting access to your personal data
Under data protection legislation, parents and pupils have the right to request access to information about them that we hold. To make a request for your personal information, or be given access to your child’s educational record, contact
You also have the right to:
- object to processing of personal data that is likely to cause, or is causing, damage or distress
- prevent processing for the purpose of direct marketing
- object to decisions being taken by automated means
- in certain circumstances, have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed; and
- claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Data Protection regulations
If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance or directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/
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