The school census is a statutory return which takes place during the autumn, spring, and summer terms and includes:
The Spring School Census is scheduled for Thursday 20th May 2021.
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
Guidance for schools using SIMS:
Nursery: SIMS Guidance
Primary: SIMS Guidance
Secondary: SIMS Guidance
All through: SIMS Guidance
Special: SIMS Guidance
PRU: SIMS Guidance