Consent Guidance for Schools

Guidance for schools on consent to use personal information.

Guidance for Schools: Consent to use Personal Information

Schools should be aware that there are circumstances where consent may be required to use pupils’ personal information. The guide below sets out when consent may be required and how it should be obtained and recorded. It also includes useful template forms that can be adapted for use by schools when seeking consent.

Last updated: 13/10/2022