The School uses the guidelines provided by the IRMS to ensure data is retained appropriately. The IRMS Schools Toolkit can be found below, or the IRMS website.
The following examples show indicative figures as to the longevity of personal data at the School. It is important to note that these are not rigid - the School has legal and safeguarding obligations to meet, which allow it to retain certain data longer than specified below.
Example Nominal retention period
Admissions - successful Date of entry plus 3 years
Admissions - unsuccessful Date of submission plus 1 year
Student file Date of birth plus 25 years
Staff Appraisals Date of appraisal plus 5 years