School-level annual school census 2018: guide

Guidance for independent schools to help them with the 2018 school-level annual school census (SLASC).



This guide helps you prepare and submit your school’s 2018 school-level annual school census (SLASC) return. SLASC census day for registered independent schools is Thursday 18 January 2018.

SLASC records:

  • teaching and pupil numbers
  • courses of study
  • pupils with special educational needs
  • looked-after children

It also records:

  • charitable status
  • annual fees and boarding accommodation
  • details of new staff members and proprietors since the last census

Read more about submitting data for SLASC.

Published 4 January 2018