Website Privacy Policy


This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and DITCHAM PARK SCHOOL CHARITY ASSOCIATION (THE) (DPS) Company Number 01648056, the owner and provider of this Website. Ditcham Park School (DPS) takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This policy applies to our use of any and all data collected by us (DPS) or provided by you in relation to your use of this Website. Please read this privacy policy carefully.


  1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:
DataCollectively all information that you submit to DPS via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998
Cookiesa small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Please refer to our Cookies Policy for more information
Ditcham Park School, we or usDITCHAM PARK SCHOOL CHARITY ASSOCIATION(THE) (DPS), a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered company number 01648056. Whose registered office is at Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 5RN
UK and EU Cookie LawThe Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive)  (Amendment) Regulations 2011
User or youAny third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Ditcham Park School and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Ditcham Park School and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services
WebsiteThe Website you are currently using,, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
  1. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:
  2. The singular includes the plural and vice versa;
  3. References to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy
  4. A reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entries, trusts and partnerships
  5. “including” is understood to mean “including without limitations”;
  6. Reference to any statuary provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
  7. The headings and sub-headings do not form part of this policy;


  1. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Ditcham Park School and Users with respect this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media.


  1. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
  2. IP address (automatically collected);
  3. Web browser type and version (automatically collected);
  4. Operating system (automatically collected); in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.


  1. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Ditcham Park School is the “data controller”.
  2. We will retain the Data you submit between “End of Session” through to 2 years (see cookie policy)
  3. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This includes our affiliates and / or companies within our group.
  4. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details, please see the clause below (SECURITY).
  5. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, we may use Data for Website analysis, in this case, in accordance with this privacy policy.


  1. Ditcham Park School may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.
  2. Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that we request. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties will be processed within the terms of this privacy policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.


  1. THIS website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.


  1. Ditcham Park School may, from time to time, expand or reduce our school and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Ditcham Park School. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our school so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.
  2. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our school or any part of it.
  3. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of your privacy is protected.


  1. Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:
  2. Use of Data for direct marketing purposes
  3. Sharing Data with third parties.


  1. To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.
  2. You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies.


  1. You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Ditcham Park School (where and if such Data is held) on payment of £10.


  1. Data security is of great importance to Ditcham Park School and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable and physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.
  2. If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
  3. We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website.


  1. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Ditcham Park School uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website. Ditcham Park School has chosen and knows what Cookies are being used by this Website to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.
  2. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
  3. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Ditcham Park School to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however, certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
  4. This Website may place the following types of Cookies (for more detailed info please see our Cookies Policy):
    1. Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies are required for the operation of our Website.
    2. Analytic/performance cookies – These allow us to count and recognise the number of visitors to this Website and see how the Website is navigated. This can also help us improve how our Website functions. Google Analytics are used in conjunction with this site for more information on what their cookies collect please click here.
    3. Functionality cookies – These are used to recognise you when you return to this Website. This enables us to personalise our content to you.
  5. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, your browser accepts Cookies but this can be altered. You can choose to delete cookies at any time but this could cause loss of information that enables you to access the Website quickly and efficiently, including but not limited to personalised settings.
  6. It is recommended that you ensure your internet browser is up to date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.


  1. You may not transfer your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.
  2. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.
  3. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
  4. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.


  1. Ditcham Park School reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

For more information, please contact Ditcham Park School by email at

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16 January

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Transition were excited about their swimming lesson this morning with our very own Aqua Man Mr Vaudrey and Mermaid Miss Batten! Will they get splashed?! #lifeskill #appetitebuilding #ditchamdelicious #Taro

14 January

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Well done to our Wonderful Reception pupils who Worked very hard on their Words beginning with W. They reached 101 and are still going! #Whizzkids #Wonderous

06 January

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We’re tickling your taste buds ahead of our new menus! Thank you to Chef Neil and his team for a delicious Inset Day lunch. Sous Chef Phil pictured here serving today. #ditchamdelicious

06 January

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Team photo at our Staff Inset Day today. We’re all looking forward to welcoming pupils and parents back to school - see you tomorrow!

03 January

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We were delighted to welcome former pupil Hugh Fulljames - was Gollner - with his daughter Darcey who popped in to school yesterday for a trip down memory lane. Great to meet you! #Ditchamhappymemories

09 July

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Let our #STEM week commence!! So many exciting activities, workshops and demonstrations from some amazing companies - thank you 🙏 @RoyalNavy @Siemens @IntequalLTD @Tesla @boconline @roamingrobots @ciwf

06 July

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Did you know 2018 is the year of #engineering? At Ditcham we are promoting STEM to all of our #students to encourage them to consider their futures within these industries. #womeninbusiness #YearOfEngineering @Siemens

05 July

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Doing amazing things to promote #Science, #Technology, #Engineering & #Maths at Ditcham Park School…find out more @bioPURE_service @IntequalLTD @Tesla @boconline #STEM #STEMweek

03 July

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July 10th will see students in school taking part in a project designed by the Royal Society Of Chemistry . Completion of the project can earn students a Bronze CREST Award @RoySocChem @BritSciAssoc #STEM #STEMweek #LovePetersfield

29 June

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#Science, #Technology, #Engineering & #Maths - giving our pupils the opportunity to explore more about these industries and helping them to make decisions on their future path in life. 😎 You can find out more about our #STEM day activities here:

27 June

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STEM DAY UPDATE: On Monday 9th July the Ditcham Park Senior school will be spending a day off site on #STEM inspiration trips 👍#engineering #maths #technology #science #education #STEMweek #LovePetersfield

21 January

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On the Menu Today... Chicken or Vegetable Curry to warm us all up, or channel a summer vibe with the Sundried Tomato & Red Pepper Frittata. Chocolate Brownie to finish "hides" a healthy (not so) secret ingredient! #ditchamdelicious

20 January

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Well done Raffi and Grace for being awarded a Monday lunchtime golf club trophy. #ditchamfreshair #golfinsunshine

19 January

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On the Menu for Monday... Street Style Hot Dogs! It's not too late - if your children aren't signed up for lunches but would like to join in the fun just let us know... email and we'll add them to the guest list! #ditchamdelicious

17 January

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Reception made a surprise visit to Kim, our Dragonflies Nursery Leader, to wish her a very Happy Birthday! Our original Dragonflies - who have flown to Reception - were very proud to raise their hands and tell everyone! Come and experience Dragonflies - Open Day - 11 March, 9am-11am #happybirthdaykim #ditchammagic

17 January

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Eager purchases at the Junior charity cake sale this morning! Middles have been studying rainforests and the chosen charity is International Orangutan Rescue. £119.21 was raised. Well done! Thank you for all the cake donations. #fridayfun #ditchamdelicious #cake

17 January

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On the Menu's "Fishy Fri-YAY" again, two ways no less! Breaded Fishcakes or Seared Pollock are the choices on offer OR will you go for Tempura Veg? Chicken Goujons are the Friday Treat alternative. Chef Neil, you are giving us so much choice! Thank you :-) #ditchamdelicious

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