Collection

School workforce census: closed collections

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

If you are looking for documents for the current school workforce census, visit our guide to submitting data for the school workforce census.

The documents on this page relate to recently closed collections of the school workforce census, including:

  • the scope of the return
  • technical specifications
  • what data local authorities, schools and academies had to submit

You can find documents related to earlier school workforce census 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.

Find the results of the school workforce census in the school workforce statistics collection.

2016 census information

  1. School workforce census 2016: LAs with school-employed staff

    • Guidance
  2. School workforce census 2016: LAs with centrally employed staff

    • Guidance
  3. School workforce census 2016: business and technical specification

    • Guidance

2015 census information

  1. School workforce census 2015: guide for centrally employed staff

    • Guidance
  2. School workforce census 2015: business and technical specification

    • Guidance
  3. School workforce census 2015: guide for school-employed staff

    • Guidance

2014 census information

  1. School workforce census 2014: guide for centrally employed staff

    • Guidance
  2. School workforce census 2014: guide for school-employed staff

    • Guidance

2014 technical guides

  1. School workforce census 2014: business and technical specification

    • Guidance