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11/12/19

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!🎄 https://t.co/C6IcsYTAxn

10/12/19

Stars in their eyes 2019!🎤 https://t.co/PFt8FBfPDu

10/12/19

have been messing around on the gym bars today! https://t.co/ljJk1RmuHz

10/12/19

Today's RAG theme - First Initial! Can you guess their names? https://t.co/fENG7w4GAG

09/12/19

o, Romeo, Romeo https://t.co/8LeQO2x5FI

09/12/19

It's RAG Week! Today's theme - Movies vs Musicals 🎬 https://t.co/pe3vhoogI5

07/12/19

Retweeted From Maidstone Borough Council

Students from have been at today planting 11,000 bulbs including daffodils and bluebells! They were helped by Mote Park Officer Alan Frith and Nicola Toulson who looks after the Go Green Go Wild scheme 🌷 The bulbs will flower March to April time! https://t.co/y96cSAHvJz

06/12/19

Students enjoyed the Christmas Fair this lunchtime, especially the visit for the puppies! Raising £350! https://t.co/imX15RVWAH

06/12/19

The elves have been to our Christmas Fair today! https://t.co/hgIgo9UUPx

06/12/19

Retweeted From Maidstone Newsie (Maidstone Daily Prss)

Invicta Grammar School planting 11,000 bulbs in Mote Park ... Story by >> https://t.co/3TKbzkXxEO and via https://t.co/Lq25HBFHcs | | https://t.co/PlI5QnYs4M

06/12/19

Retweeted From Five Acre Wood

Grateful for students from years 12 & 13 who are with us today as past of their community project work. https://t.co/vMDwT39Nym

05/12/19

Retweeted From VIAT

Don't forget you can hire our fantastic school facilities for your own events at very competitive prices. See what we have to offer across our secondary schools here: https://t.co/YYkug5Af1I

05/12/19

Well done to the Year 8 Netball Teams who played against last night. It was a great team effort with the 2 teams alternating each quarter to take on our opponents. After taking an early lead, MGGS fought hard to catch us but Invicta held on for a 19-16 win! https://t.co/O49lXvkXYT

05/12/19

Yesterday we held our first Power Day! Aptly named in order to empower students to make good decisions, be more knowledgeable, be tolerant and respect society. We were also lucky enough to have several external speakers in, creating a real buzz throughout the day. https://t.co/Q76xztAuFz

05/12/19

The elves have been up to their old tricks this morning at the Carol Concert rehearsal! https://t.co/sQKm85xYtP

04/12/19

The naughty elves are making a Christmas brew! https://t.co/cganyNd6Ng

04/12/19

Preparations for tomorrow’s Carol Service are well underway with our technicians are hard at work! https://t.co/5Yzv9D7ASV

03/12/19

The Christmas Tree is up and decorated! 🎄🎅🏻 https://t.co/LeKQ1a5Qwz

03/12/19

The elves creating havoc at the book fair today. Open to all year groups this week! https://t.co/AUnyOwnTV2

02/12/19

Let’s see what Invicta’s naughty elf’s have been up to today, check in everyday to see what they’ve been doing! https://t.co/3DxvvICEDj

02/12/19

A very warm welcome to Mr Sullivan and the Hong Kong Exchange students from the G.T. College! We hope you enjoy your stay. https://t.co/u9v6dE8EAC

29/11/19

Thank you to everyone who has joined in our fun - so far we have raised £345! If you would like to donate further to charities that are striving to tackle male mental health issue, then please visit our Just Giving Page: https://t.co/9u7rBHKb0K https://t.co/bTfMRwMASj

29/11/19

Today's Non Uniform Theme - Pajamas!❄️ https://t.co/EwlUUnmXsi

28/11/19

Not forgetting one student was lucky enough to give Mr Ehren a new hair cut! All in the name of charity... https://t.co/wKgkJy9Bbh

28/11/19

The MoShow was a success! Students thoroughly enjoyed face painting and waxing our male members of staff and sixth form this lunchtime! https://t.co/oq3xOAKzaR

28/11/19

A great day for the A Level Computer Science students! https://t.co/Gps9JZSqg0

27/11/19

18 of our A Level Maths students enjoyed a highly influential and inspiring day at on Tuesday! https://t.co/S9BoYrcG8W

26/11/19

Thank you to everyone that attended the 16+ Open Evening last night. We hope you enjoyed it and we look forward to sharing the next step of your academic journey with you!

26/11/19

This afternoon 10G have been using 'Speed Text Dating' to compare and analyse non-fiction texts. After writing a 'lonely heart' for their text they went on three first dates before finally deciding which text they were most suited to for the second date! Great fun was had by all! https://t.co/U3YNBQYvgt

25/11/19

Wednesday night saw the annual Autumn Concert, that as always did not disappoint! https://t.co/meOnsjNFZw

25/11/19

The Whitstable is done, Mr Ryder and Mr Ehren took part finishing 4th and 10th! https://t.co/8sXzaAjQHg

22/11/19

Well done to Amber in 11I who has recently been awarded a BTEC Level 2 in Aviation Studies from the RAF Air Cadets. Congratulations Amber! https://t.co/UwbDxml3Op

21/11/19

is back and lots of our staff are getting involved! We have plenty of moustaches on display, all being grown with the aim of raising awareness. If anyone would like to support us please visit: https://t.co/9u7rBHKb0K https://t.co/GUwrtatRzz

21/11/19

The Year 9 Classical Civilisation students have performed a Greek Sacrifice. The mantis read the entrails of the sacrificed beast (teddy bear) and the gifts were received favorably by the Greek Gods. Fun was had by all! https://t.co/4OdDD6HOGp

20/11/19

The Year 5 girls enjoyed designing their own sustainability bags last night at the Business Workshop. Visit our website to book your daughter onto one of our Transition Workshops! https://t.co/OsWbtuTPRl

19/11/19

Every student in Year 7 and 8 will receive their BookBuzz books this week courtesy of our wonderful FIGS. https://t.co/42ueoAbH25

18/11/19

Thank you to everyone who supported our fundraising day we've raised £691! Well done to Year 7 for organising the cake sale, and also to the 59 students and 23 staff who cycled continuously from 7.30 til 16.00pm. The total distance covered was 397km! https://t.co/9are9y23D2

15/11/19

At the beginning of lunch we have reached 273 miles on our Invicta Bikeathon! The staff and students are doing a fantastic job - keep it up! https://t.co/18yXfES2qr

15/11/19

We all enjoyed the cake sale organised by our Year 7's this breaktime!🧁 https://t.co/YMfxwTcjN0

15/11/19

We are an hour and a half into our Invicta Bikeathon for with 82 miles already cycled! https://t.co/BcXRTdphVP

Privacy Policy

PRIVACY NOTICE 
for
Valley Invicta Academies Trust
(Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School, The Lenham School, Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Chase, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill)

 

1. Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998

We, Valley Invicta Academies Trust, are a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. We collect information from you and may receive information about you from your previous school, Kent County Council and the Learning Records Service. 

2. How we use your personal information

We hold this personal data and use it to: 

•    Support your teaching and learning;
•    Monitor and report on your progress;
•    Provide appropriate pastoral care, 
•    Support you decide what to do after you leave school and
•    Assess how well your school is doing.

This information includes your contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information and personal characteristics such as your ethnic group, any special educational needs and relevant medical information. If you are enrolling for post 14 qualifications we will be provided with your unique learner number (ULN) by the Learning Records Service and may also obtain from them details of any learning or qualifications you have undertaken. 

We are required by law to pass some information about you to our Local Authority (LA) and the Department for Education.

We are required by law to pass some information about you to the Department for Education (DfE) and, in turn, this will be available for the use of the LA.

Once you are aged 13 or over, we are required by law to pass on certain information to providers of youth support services in your area. This is the local authority support service for young people aged 13 to 19 in England. We must provide both your and your parent’s/s’ name(s) and address, and any further information relevant to the support services’ role. However, if you are over 16, you (or your parent(s)) can ask that no information beyond names, address and your date of birth be passed to the support service. This right transfers to you on your 16th birthday

3. Supporting you plan your future

3.1 How we share additional data collected in Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 with Kent County Council

The information detailed below that Valley Invicta Academies Trust collects from you during Year 10, Year 11, 12 and 13 may be shared with other organisations in order to provide you career and other guidance and for administrative, statistical and research purposes relating to education and training.

3.2 Information we have to pass on by law

We are required by law to pass some of your information to Kent County Council (KCC) as part of the Intended Destination, September Guarantee and Annual Activity processes.  This is to assist KCC fulfil its legal obligation under the Education and Skills Act 2008 and the Apprenticeship, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 to assist, encourage and enable young people aged 13-19 (and young adults with learning difficulties or disabilities up to the age of 25) to participate in education or training. KCC are then required to share this information with the Department of Education.

We share the following information about you:

•    What you are intending to do after Year 11 in terms of education, training or employment (your Intended Destination).
•    Which post-16 provider made you an offer of a place on a course at the end of Year 11 or Year 12 if you stayed at this school after Year 11(referred to as the September Guarantee).
•    What your destination is after you leave Year 11 or Year 12 or Year 13, if we are aware of this (as part of the Annual Activity Survey).  This could include sixth form at this school.

3.3 Information KCC may share with us once you have left school 

Kent County Council has a legal responsibility to track all young people up to the age of 19 (and young adults with learning difficulties or disabilities up to the age of 25).   The purpose of collecting this information is to assist the planning of education and training for young people and the support services they require.  Some of this information is then shared with the Department of Education who use the information to plan at a national level.

Kent County Council will, if you allow, inform us (name of school) of your current activity once you have left the school.  This is in relation to education, training, employment with training you may be undertaking and whether you are NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training).  

The purpose of this is to:

•    Enable us to offer support should you become NEET
•    Check that the education we provide is enabling students to make a positive progression once they leave the school
•    Help plan support and education for future students.

3.4 Information that may be shared with other schools and colleges

Some of the information we collect from you during Year 10 and 11 and as part of the Intended Destination, September Guarantee and Annual Activity processes may also be shared with EFA funded post-16 providers (hereafter referred to as ‘post-16 providers’) who deliver in Kent.

These providers are listed on www.kentchoices4u.com.  

These providers could offer you a progression route and support your transition into post-16 education, training or employment with training.

To support your transition to post-16 education and to support planning for future learners we, or KCC, may also need to share further information on you directly with post-16 providers after you have enrolled, this includes:

• Whether you are NEET and may need support finding an education/training/employment opportunity
• Your activity after leaving a FE College after Year 12 or 13
• Your attendance record at school
• Whether you have been excluded from school
• If you have any special educational needs
• Whether you are looked after/or a care leaver
• Whether you are a carer
• Whether English is an additional language for you
• Whether you are a traveller
• Whether you receive free school meals, and
• Whether you are currently supervised by the Youth Offending Team.

4. You have a choice about what information is shared after you turn 16.

You can ask that:

•    No information beyond name, address and data of birth be shared with KCC in regard to the provision of Local Authorities support services for young people or
•    No information about your current activities once you have left school be shared with us and or 
•    No information to be shared with post 16 providers in the future, once you have enrolled at another provider.

To do this please contact manager@valleypark.viat.org.uk or office@invicta.kent.sch.uk or office@lenham-kent.sch.uk to let them know which information you do not want to be shared.  

Alternatively you could contact the Management Information Team at KCC, management.information@kent.gov.uk 

5. How we keep your information safe.

Both Valley Invicta Academies Trust and KCC keep information about you on computer systems and also sometimes on paper. We hold your education records securely and retain them from your date of birth until you reach the age of 25, after which they are safely destroyed.

There are strict controls on who can see your information.  We will not share your data if you have advised us that you do not want it shared unless it is the only way we can make sure you stay safe and healthy or we are legally required to do so.  

6. Need to know more about how we process your information?

If you need more information about how Valley Invicta Academies Trust uses your information or to see a copy of your information, please contact clerk@viat.org.uk.

If you would like to get a copy of the information about you that KCC shares with the Department for Education or post-16 providers or how they use your information, please contact:

Information Resilience & Transparency Team
Room 2.71
Sessions House
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 1XQdataprotection@kent.gov.uk

You can also visit the KCC website if you need more information about how they use and store your information. Please go to:http://www.kent.gov.uk/your_council/contact_us/access_to_information.aspx

7. Need more information about young peoples’ services?
 
For more information about young peoples’ services, please go to the Directgov Young People page at www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/index.htm or the KCC website at www.kent.gov.uk