The National pupil database (NPD) holds a wide range of information about pupils who attend schools and colleges in England. The links on this page provide an overview of the NPD, the information held, how it is used and how to apply for access to the data.
Information about the national pupil database, the types of data held within it and how interested parties can apply to use extracts of data from the database.
Multi-page article 11 April 2013
The national pupil database (NPD) forms a significant part of the evidence base for the education sector. From 30 July 2012 interested parties can request extracts of data through an improved application process.
General article 01 August 2012