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The Learning Institute

Policies and procedures


The following guidelines are for learners and staff of The Learning Institute and have been adapted from the Westcountry Schools Trust (WeST) Toolkit for the reopening of schools.

The Learning Institute - Covid Risk Assessment [January 2021]


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) superseded the Data Protection Act (1998) on 25 May 2018.

The Learning Institute is working with Westcountry Schools Trust (WeST) and university partners to ensure that we are complying with GDPR.  Our privacy notice regarding student, trainee and apprentice data can be accessed below.

Click here to download the WeST Data Protection Policy

Click here to download our Privacy Notice for students, trainees and apprentices.

Click here to view additional WeST privacy notices, or to make a subject access request

Click here to view the University of Worcester privacy notices

Click here to view the Newman University privacy notices

If you have any queries regarding data protection at the Learning Institute, please email

Other policies and procedures 

Other policies and procedures are in accordance with Westcountry Schools Trust and/or our university partners where appropriate.  They can be viewed via the links below.

Westcountry Schools Trust policies and documents
University of Worcester policies and procedures
Newman University policies and procedures