The School Census covers nursery, primary, middle, secondary and special schools. This census takes place each term and covers the maintained sector in England which includes community, foundation, voluntary-aided and voluntary-controlled schools. Service Children’s Education schools, both primary and secondary, will participate on a voluntary basis.
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General information and documents to help complete the 2014 School Census.
General article 03 June 2013
News and reminders for the 2013 School Census.
Multi-page article 29 May 2013
Information and technical documents to help complete the 2013 School Census.
General article 17 May 2013
Information about the changes to the School Census and PRU Census for spring and summer 2014.
General article 01 May 2013
Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about the School Census.
FAQ 12 February 2013
Access to technical documentation and guidance for the 2012 School Census
Multi-page article 27 November 2012
Guidance and technical documents to help complete the 2011 School Census.
General article 11 March 2013