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Privacy Policy

Little Acorns at Chardstock 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, http://www.acornacademy.org/earlyyears 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 Little Acorns at Chardstock.

Little Acorns at Chardstock

St. Andrew's Primary Academy

Chardstock
Axminster Devon EX13 7BJ

Phone: 01460 220534
Email: chardstockoffice@acornacademy.org

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:

Little Acorns at Chardstock

St. Andrew's Primary Academy

Chardstock
Axminster Devon EX13 7BJ

Phone: 01460 220534
Email: chardstockoffice@acornacademy.org

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.

SPACES AVAILABLE

Tomorrow is World Book Day - the children are invited to come to school dressed as their favourite character or to make and bring a prop instead.  We are looking forward to seeing you all dressed up.  

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World Book Day

07 Mar 2019

The children were all very excited to dress up for World Book Day.  We have had Princesses, Goldilocks, Matilda, Batman, Spiderman and Fairies. 

Growing Grass Heads

13 Feb 2019

The children showed alot of enthusiasm when talking about making grass heads. They got very messy, shoveling the soil into cups, sprinkling on the grass seed and giving them the bottle water to give t...

Little Acorns and Starfish - Bird Feed

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...

Finished Pudsey

16 Nov 2018

The Little Acorns staff and Children came to school in their pyjamas today for a Pudsey Party.  Throughout the week the children have been bringing in their coins to fill our Pudsey.  W...

Nursery Rhyme Week - 5 Currant Buns

16 Nov 2018

This week is Nursery Rhyme week and we are embracing everything 5 Currant Buns. Today the children were baking their own currant buns. They were also making buns in the Tuff Tray with flour and c...

Pudsey Party and Goodbye Mrs Beddows

16 Nov 2018

Today we said goodbye to Mrs Beddows, who is heading off on maternity leave to have her third child.  We took the opportunity to have a joint party with Little Acorns and Starfish Class and the c...

Children in Need Collection

15 Nov 2018

The children have been bringing in coins to fill up our 'Pudsey Coin fill' - we can’t wait to see the results tomorrow. 

Mathematics

13 Nov 2018

Shape and measure is an important aspect of mathematical development. Children need to learn about shapes in their environment and the concept of measure in order to gain spatial awareness and mathema...

Sparklers

05 Nov 2018

Today Little Acorns joined Starfish class in forest school to celebrate bonfire night.We toasted and ate marshmellows around the fire and lit sparklers. We talked about fire safety and helpe...

New outside area

03 Nov 2018

With its rich capacity to teach children to problem solve, connect, understand and be inquisitive in their play, constructive play is an important part of an early learning environment. Today the chil...

Thank you to Mrs Lampey and Mrs Beddows

03 Nov 2018

We are so lucky to have fantastic staff here at Little Acorns - a massive thanks to Mrs Beddows and to Mrs Lampey and her family who gave up their Saturday to make outdoor learning even better. ...

Pumpkin Fun

03 Nov 2018

It’s #pumpkinweek at Little Acorns Chardstock. Today the children were making pumpkins with playdough and hammering golf  tees into pumpkins at the finger gym. We have...

Autumn Welly Walk

21 Sep 2018

On Thursday 20th September we went for a blustery autumn walk and enjoyed walking around the village looking at all the leaves falling from the trees. We collected some leaves to look at all the diffe...

Berry picking and Village Welly Walk

21 Sep 2018

Today the little acorns went out on a village walk and picked blackberries, the children enjoyed spotting the blackberries on the brambles and picking them to make crumble next week. Whilst out on the...

Preschool Graduation

24 Jul 2018

Today we had a small celebration for our pre-school children leaving us to go to their new schools or leaving us to make the small step next door to Miss Spurdle’s class for the start of their &...

Flapjack

11 Jul 2018

Today we walked to the shop with the children to buy golden syrup to make flapjack. The children spoke about liking syrup on their pancakes at home. We used the measuring scales to weigh out the ingre...

Village Walk

09 Jul 2018

Thursday the pre school children went out for a walk in the village.  The children enjoyed looking at the flowers and leaves on their journey.  

Pizza Making

05 Jul 2018

Role Play - Doctor

05 Jul 2018

This week the children have been exploring different occupations looking at the jobs people have in the community. They have been taking on the role of doctors in our doctors role play area using reso...

Shopping for ingredients

04 Jul 2018

Whilst exploring the cornflour this morning the children were pretending to make cakes so we decided to go for a spontaneous walk to the shop for some ingredients to make some chocolate cakes. The chi...

Pre-school Police Visit

18 Jul 2017

Today the children were visited by some Police officers. The children were very excited to learn about their job and try on some of the uniform. We got to go and look at the Police van and we even sa...

RNLI visit to Pre-School

18 Jul 2017

The children had a fantastic visit from two members of the RNLI. The children loved dressing up as lifeguards and life boat crew. We learnt how to stay safe at the beach and to shout for 'help' if the...

Shrove Tuesday in Pre-School

18 Jul 2017

Yesterday the pre-school children and staff enjoyed pancakes for snack time. The children had the choice of lemon and sugar, honey, blueberries and raspberries. We all enjoyed the yummy pancakes. Plea...

Go Active fun in Pre-School

18 Jul 2017

This morning the pre-school children had a trial session with Go Active.  The children had such great fun with Mr Smith and his pe session. The children demonstrated moving freely and with pleas...

Pre-School Traffic watch

18 Jul 2017

The pre-school children went on a walk into the village looking at the traffic they could see. We were looking at ways in which we could represent number by making lines on paper in the form of a tall...