National Statistics

Schools, pupils and their characteristics: January 2018

Statistics on pupils in schools in England as collected in the January 2018 school census.

Documents

Schools pupils and their characteristics 2018 - LA tables

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Schools pupils and their characteristics 2018 - Cross-border movement local authority tables

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Schools pupils and their characteristics 2018 - underlying data

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Details

This release provides data from the annual school census data return, which is mandatory for schools to complete.

The main tables provide breakdowns of pupil data at national and local authority level. The tables includes pupil characteristics, such as:

  • pupils that receive free school meals (FSM)
  • pupils with English as an additional language (EAL)

The underlying data provides breakdowns at school level.

The technical document provides metadata and methodological information on the published data.

Infrastructure statistics team

Published 28 June 2018
Last updated 11 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added open document version of 'Schools pupils and their characteristics 2018 - Cross-border movement local authority tables'.
  2. Added cross-border movement local authority level and underlying data tables.
  3. Removed unrelated extra material from table 7c in attachment 'Schools pupils and their characteristics 2018 - LA tables'.
  4. Amended title of table 8e in attachment 'Schools pupils and their characteristics 2018 - LA tables'.
  5. First published.