Collection

Children looked after return

Documents on the collection of the annual children looked after data return from local authorities.

Information for preparing and completing the annual children looked after data return, including the scope of the return and what data needs to be submitted to us by local authorities.

You can find documents related to earlier children looked after returns on the National Archives website. Note: the search function is not available on archived content so please use the filters on the left of each page.

2013 to 2014 return information

Guides and help to complete the current children looked after return.

  1. Children looked after return 2013 to 2014: guide

    • 31 October 2013
    • Guidance
  2. Children looked after return 2013 to 2014: validation rules

    • 29 October 2013
    • Guidance

2013 to 2014 technical guides

  1. Children looked after return 2013 to 2014: XML schema

    • 25 February 2014
    • Guidance

2011 to 2012 return information

  1. Children looked after return 2011 to 2012: guide

    • 19 December 2011
    • Guidance
  2. Children looked after return 2011 to 2012: validation rules

    • 6 December 2011
    • Guidance

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