The CSO has been advised by ACARA that Student Background Data is required to be collected and uploaded by August 26th 2016. Student Background Data is used to calculate the ICSEA score which is in turn used to calculate school funding.
There is a privacy notice attached to this bulletin that must be circulated to parents to alert them to the fact that this data collection is occurring and providing them the opportunity to request to be excluded from this data collection. This notice must be provided to parents by Friday 28th July and they have until Friday 4th August to advise the school if they wish to be excluded. Details of students ( names and student number ) whose parents request exclusion must be provided to Rosemary Clarke by Tuesday 8th August.
The Privacy Collection Notice for parents is attached. Further information is provided in the attached document. Please pass this information to the appropriate personnel in your school to action.