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School workforce census 2016: LAs with school-employed staff

Guide for schools and local authorities (LAs) on submitting data about school-employed staff for the school workforce census 2016.


School workforce census 2016: guide for school-employed staff


This school workforce census 2016 guide is for:

  • schools and nurseries maintained by the local authority
  • special schools maintained by the local authority (schools for children with special educational needs or disabilities)
  • city technology colleges
  • academies
  • free schools
  • pupil referral units (these provide education for children who can’t go to a mainstream school)
  • local-authority children’s services

The guide will help schools and local authorities:

  • understand the purpose of the census
  • prepare for the census
  • complete their census returns for 2016

Read more guidance on submitting data for the 2016 school workforce census.