The school census is a statutory return which takes place during the autumn, spring, and summer terms and includes:
The Autumn School Census is scheduled for Thursday 6th October 2022.
Schools should familiarise themselves with the new requirements for this term's collection.
ALL SCHOOLS - The latest guidance and supporting documents, as well as privacy notice templates can be found below.
The official DfE guidance can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/complete-the-school-census
SCHOOL CENSUS NEWSLETTER: Download
Guidance for schools using SIMS:
Primary, Nursery and Specials: SIMS Guidance
Secondary: SIMS Guidance
Post-16: SIMS Guidance