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)
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’).
This policy was developed with reference to Governments Statutory Guidance
“Keeping children safe in education Statutory guidance for schools and colleges
September 2021” and should be read alongside:
We keep daily registers and all absences from work are recorded, whether you are working
from the studio or home. A phone call will be made to parents/guardians by 11am to notify
them of any absences from attending DISC or logging on to work at home.
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.
Safeguarding Flow Chart
What to do if you are worried a young person is being abused or neglected