Health and Wellbeing Census: detailed privacy notice

Education Analytical Services: Detailed Privacy Notice on the Health and Wellbeing Census

Why we need your data

We need information about the health and wellbeing of children and young people in order to:

  • plan and deliver better policies for the benefit of all pupils, or specific groups
  • better understand some of the factors which influence pupil attainment and achievement
  • share good practice
  • target resources better
  • enhance the quality of research to improve the lives of people in Scotland
  • provide a window on society, the economy and on the work and performance of government by publishing statistical publications and additional tables about School Education

More information about the Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate is available at Learning Directorate - (



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