DISC Privacy Notice 

We, Digital Independent Specialist College (DISC), are the Data Controller for the
purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation. We collect information from
you and may receive information about you from the local authority, and the
Department for Education (DfE)

Acceptable Usage Policy 

This Acceptable Usage Policy covers the security and use of all DISC information and
IT equipment. It also includes the use of email, internet, voice and mobile IT
equipment. This policy applies to all (DISC) employees, contractors and agents
(hereafter referred to as ‘individuals’).

DISC Acceptable Usage Policy [pdf]


Safeguarding Policy and Procedure 

This policy was developed with reference to Governments Statutory Guidance
“Keeping children safe in education Statutory guidance for schools and colleges
September 2023” and should be read alongside:

Download Safeguarding Policy and Procedure (pdf)

Monitoring Attendance & Punctuality Policy

We keep daily registers and all absences from work are recorded. A phone call will be made to parents/guardians by 10:30am to notify
them of any absences from attending DISC.

Download Monitoring Attendance & Punctuality Policy (pdf)


Vulnerable Adults and Child Protection Policy 

It is crucial that the child and vulnerable adult policy and procedures apply to everyone who
works for and on behalf of the Charity. This includes all professional and non-professional,
full and part-time staff, paid and unpaid employees, Board/Executive and Committee
members, volunteers, parents, guardians and the children and vulnerable adults themselves.

Download Vulnerable Adults and Child Protection Policy (pdf)

Safeguarding Flow Chart

What to do if you are worried a young person is being abused or neglected.

Download Safeguarding Flow Chart (pdf)

Visitor Information

This is the information required when visiting DISC.

Download Visitor Information (pdf)

Governors Information

This document lists the governors of DISC and the Governance terms of reference.

Download Governors information [pdf]

Holyoake House, Hanover St, Manchester M60 0AS
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Holyoake House, Hanover St, Manchester M60 0AS
Delivered by Digital Advantage 

Opening times

Staff contact

Head of College caroline.d@disc.ac.uk



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