This guide is for local authorities completing the school capacity survey 2017 and covers capacity, forecasts and capital spend.
The document ‘School capacity survey 2017: guide for local authorities’ explains how local authorities should complete the school capacity survey 2017.
The document ‘School capacity survey 2017: guide to forecasting pupil numbers in school place planning’ explains how to provide accurate forecasts of pupil numbers.
Submit your data
You should submit your capacity and forecast data using COLLECT, our centralised data collection and management system. Note that we’ll only be able to change the status of your data submission to ‘authorised’ once you’ve cleared all errors in the data in COLLECT.
You should submit your capital spend data using the capital spend data collection portal.
Dates for the 2017 survey:
survey opens: 5 June 2017
deadline for submitting your data: 28 July 2017