CCTV/Surveillance

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Dear Acklam Grange School,

Please furnish me with the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

(a) The total number of CCTV/Surveillance cameras present on Acklam Grange School site.

(b) The number of CCTV/Surveillance cameras present at Acklam Grange School site that have a functionality allowing the camera to be moved remotely.

(c) Acklam Grange School’s policy on the retention of CCTV/Surveillance imagery if such a policy exists.

(d) Whether or not Acklam Grange School has ever sought legal consultation or advice in relation to the CCTV/Surveillance cameras present at Acklam Grange School or on the retention of CCTV/Surveillance imagery – please note I am not requesting the advice itself merely a ‘yes’ or ‘no’.

In the eventuality it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

Yours faithfully,

Edward Brooke

acklamgrange@acklamgrange.org.uk, Acklam Grange School, Middlesbrough

Good Afternoon Mr Brooke

Thank you for your email.

Please see the responses below to your questions in relation to CCTV/Surveillance at Acklam Grange School:

a. We have a total of 96 cameras.
b. All cameras are fixed, none of them can be controlled remotely.
c. We don't have a specific CCTV policy but it is covered within our Data Protection Policy and our Privacy Notice (Both of which can be found on the school website).
d. No.

Kind regards

Ruth Dawson
Governance and Policy Officer
PA to Executive Headteacher/CEO of The Legacy Learning Trust

Acklam Grange School
Lodore Grove
Middlesbrough
TS5 8PB
01642 277700
[email address]

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