School census autumn 2017 to summer 2018: school summary reports
Specifications for software suppliers developing school summary reports for the school censuses in autumn 2017, spring 2018 and summer 2018.
Ref: DFE-00138-2017 PDF, 417KB, 55 pages
Ref: DFE-00136-2017 PDF, 417KB, 50 pages
Ref: DFE-00137-2017 PDF, 323KB, 38 pages
These documents are for suppliers developing software for school management information systems (MIS).
They explain what information software suppliers should include in school summary reports for the school census. Schools can then use the reports to check the accuracy of their termly school census data before sending it to their local authority or to us.
More guidance on submitting data for the school census is available.