School-level annual school census: closed collections

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

If you are looking for documents for the current school-level annual school census (SLASC), visit our guide to submitting data for SLASC.

The documents on this page relate to recently closed SLASC collections, including:

  • the scope of the collection
  • technical specifications
  • what data independent schools needed to submit

You can find documents related to earlier SLASC collections 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.

2018 census information

2017 census information

  1. School-level annual school census 2017: guide
  2. SLASC 2017: technical specification

2016 census information

Published 25 November 2013
Last updated 7 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 2018 census guide and technical specification documents.
  2. Added 2017 census guide and technical specification documents.
  3. Added 2016 census guide and technical specification documents.
  4. Added 2015 census information.
  5. This page now only contains documents relating to closed SLASC collections.
  6. Added school level annual school census 2014 guide.
  7. 2014 COLLECT guide for independent and general hospital schools published
  8. First published.