Guidance

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.

Documents

School census autumn 2016 to summer 2017 guide: version 1.6

Details

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.

Published 4 May 2016
Last updated 19 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. Replaced document with version 1.6. The changes are described in the document's annex A.
  2. Replaced document with version 1.5.
  3. Replaced document with version 1.4 - changes are described in 'Annex A - Errata'.
  4. Replaced document with version 1.3 - changes are described in the document's version history.
  5. Replaced document - changes are described in the document's version history.
  6. Replaced document - changes are described in the document's version history.
  7. First published.