School Census

Bringing together all of the information you need to stay up to date with the latest changes for School Census.

Key Dates for the School Census Summer 2018 Return

  • Census Day: 04/10/2018
  • Attendance data collected from 02/04//2018 to 31/07/2018
  • Exclusions data collected from 01/01/2018 to 01/04/2018
  • FSM (Free School Meal) data collected from 18/05/2018 to 04/10/2018.
  • AP Placements collected from 18/05/2018 to 04/10/18
  • Learning Aims collected from 01/08/2017 to 04/10/2018

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School Census Summer 2018

Documentation Now Available Please visit our School Census Help Topic to find all of the latest documentation, information and files in support of the 2018 Summer School Census. If you require any assistance or have a query regarding this notification, please give us...

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Spring 18 Census Error 5235

Information from the DfE regarding to Spring Census Error 5235 If a pupil is aged 2 and qualifies for funding then the funded hours will be greater than '0' and the basis for funding must be returned.  If the school has a pupil aged 2 on the roll of their school...

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Spring 2018 Census Childcare Panel

Childcare Panel  The school performance tables include comprehensive information on what childcare primary and secondary schools offer – from nurseries to after school and holiday provision.  This assists parents in making the best decisions for their families and...

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January School Census Selected Time Period

Selected time on census day [Not for: Nursery schools, special and PRU / AP] The selected time on the census day, used for the class information module, is based on the last digit of the departmental school number. Please note these times move down by 1 each academic...

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School Census Spring 2018

Documentation Now Available Visit our School Census Help Topic to find all of the latest documentation, information and files in support of the 2018 Spring School Census. If you require any assistance or have a query regarding this notification, please give us a call...

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Post 16 Census Known Errors

Reduce retention and possible loss of funding if core learning aim is included for an academic post-16 programme of study  Please note the following clarification, which has been provided by the DfE in one of Capita's forums.  Capita think the implication of this...

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Autumn 17 Census Known Issues

Validation Query 2584Q - Please check: There would normally be at least one pupil who would have at least one unauthorised absence for the second half of the summer term Please note that there is a mistake in the DfE coding of this query which means that it is...

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Early Years Foundation Stage and Childcare Hours

Relationship between EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) and childcare hours The following explanation has been posted to a Capita forum by the DfE and schools may find it helpful in understanding the childcare funding that schools can claim via the School Census. The...

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