Privacy Policy

School-Led Network considers the privacy of its users to be a serious issue. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy. School-Led Network is a partnership formed by Harris Leadership College, North East Teaching Schools Partnership (NETSP), Newcastle University, Outwood Institute of Education and Star Institute.


This policy covers how School-Led Network treats personal information that School-Led Network collects and receives, including information to your past use of our website. Personal information, is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we do not own or control, or to people that we do not employ or manage.


School-Led Network collects personal information whenever a user chooses to contact us via the web form within the contact us section or completes the NPQ application form within the application section.

When contacting us using this method we ask for information such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.

The information you provide within the application form will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Act 2018 and is used to assess your suitability for the NPQ programme. Your information will be stored securely with Star Institute and retained in line with set retention periods.

School-Led Network automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, School-Led Network cookie information, and the page you request.

We use information for the following general purposes: to customise the content you see, fulfil your requests and for technical web site administration purposes.


We do not rent, sell or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission.

We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal data is not disclosed to regional/national institutions and authorities, unless required by law or other regulations.

Star Institute will only share application data with the relevant delivery partner to enable them to provide you with the information needed for your programme and to effectively manage the programme.

School-Led Network will only share the relevant data with Newcastle University to enable them to effectively carry out the assessment element of the NPQ programme. 


We may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a prominent notice on our web site.


If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us using the email address on our contact us page.