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.

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These documents are for the 2016 to 2017 school census. For the current census, visit our guide to submitting data for the school census.

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.