How has the School Census Autumn Return Changed since Last Year? 


Changes to the School Census Autumn Return include the following:


Census Date: 03/10/2019


Termly attendance collected from 22/04/2019 to 31/07/2019 

Exclusions collected from 01/01/2019 to 31/08/2019 

Free School Meals collected from 17/05/2019 to 03/10/2019 

Learning Aims collected from 01/08/2018 to 03/10/2019. 


Attachment documents:


  • Preparing for the School Census Autumn 2019 Return

This helpsheet goes through all the preparation needed for the census.

  • Producing the School Census Autumn 2019 Return

This helpsheet goes through how to create and validate the census, including authorising and submitting the return.

  • Validation Errors and Resolutions

This is a very useful document listing all the error codes and the resolutions linked to those codes, if you have already started to create and validate your census this document will give you advice on the errors that have been flagged up with the validation process.