School censuses and school-level annual school censuses (SLASC)

Completing and returning data, user guide for submitting data via COLLECT management system, summary reports, technical information.

  1. Interactive post-16 school census tool

    An interactive tool to help schools and academies submit an accurate autumn census return.

  2. School census 2017 to 2018: COLLECT term-on-term queries

    Guide for schools and local authorities to the term-on-term queries in COLLECT.

  3. School census 2017 to 2018: duplicate reports in COLLECT

    Guides to help schools and local authorities use the reports of duplicate unique pupil numbers (UPN) to resolve duplicates.

  4. School census 2017 to 2018: guide for schools and LAs

    A guide to help schools and local authorities (LAs) complete and submit their autumn 2017 to summer 2018 school census data.

  5. School census 2017 to 2018: technical information

    Technical specification and validation rules for submitting 2017 to 2018 school census data.

  6. School census autumn 2017 to summer 2018: school summary reports

    Specifications for software suppliers developing school summary reports for the school censuses in autumn 2017, spring 2018 and summer 2018.

  7. School census spring 2016: infant class size validation

    How to check the infant class size information in your spring 2016 school census return.

  8. School census spring 2017: infant class size validation

    How to check the infant class size information in your spring 2017 school census return.

  9. School census: closed collections

    Documents for software suppliers and anyone else interested in past school census collections.

  10. School census: guide to submitting data

    How local authorities, schools and academies should submit school census data to us.

  11. School census: notepad entries for COLLECT queries

    A list of COLLECT queries and explanatory notes to help schools, academies and local authorities complete the autumn 2017 school census.

  12. School-level annual school census: closed collections

    Documents for software suppliers and anyone else interested in past school-level annual school census (SLASC) collections.

  13. School-level annual school census: guide to submitting data

    How independent schools must collect and submit data for the school-level annual school census (SLASC).

  14. SLASC 2018: technical specification

    Technical specification and validation rules describing the requirements for the school-level annual school census (SLASC) 2018.