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School census 2016 to 2017: guide for schools and LAs
A guide to help schools and local authorities (LAs) complete and submit their autumn 2016 to summer 2017 school census data.
This guide will help schools and local authorities:
- understand the purpose of the school census
- see the changes from the previous year’s census
- add the right level of data to their management information system
- update and maintain their data during the year
- complete the 2016 to 2017 school census data collections
The business and technical specification is available.
More guidance on submitting school census data is also available.