Eltham Primary School

Respect, Excellence, Compassion & Lifelong Learning

Student Background Information

This includes information about a person’s country of birth, aboriginality, language spoken at home and parent occupation. This information is collected so that Eltham Primary School receives appropriate resource allocations for their students. It is also used by the Department to plan for future educational needs in Victoria. Some information is sent to Commonwealth government agencies for monitoring, planning and resource allocation. All of this information is kept strictly confidential and the Department will not otherwise disclose the information to others without your consent or as required by law.

IMMUNISATION STATUS

This assists Eltham Primary School in managing health risks for children. This information may also be passed to the Department of Human Services to assess immunisation rates in Victoria. Information sent to the Department of Human Services is aggregate data so no individual is identified.


VISA STATUS

This information is required to enable Eltham Primary School to process your child’s enrolment.


UPDATING YOUR CHILD’S RECORDS

Please let Eltham Primary School. know if any information needs to be changed by sending updated information to the school office. During your child’s time with Eltham Primary School, we will also send you copies of enrolment information held by us. Please use this opportunity to let us know of any changes.

ACCESS TO YOUR CHILD’S RECORD HELD BY SCHOOL

In most circumstances you can access your child’s records. Please contact the Principal to arrange this.



Sometimes access to certain information, such as information provided by someone else, may require a Freedom of Information request. We will advise you if this is required and tell you how you can do this.

If you have any concerns about the confidentiality of this information please contact the Principal. Eltham Primary School can also provide you with more detailed information about privacy policies that govern the collection and use of information requested on this form. This form is available on request