The School Level Annual School Census (SLASC) is a school level return collected from registered independent schools and general hospital schools on the third Thursday in January. The data collected from registered independent schools includes details of teaching and pupil numbers, courses of study, pupils with SEN and children looked after by a local authority. In addition, information is also collected on annual fees and accommodation, as well as details of new staff members and proprietors since the last census.
The SLASC data collection is a statutory requirement and is carried out using the Secretary of State's powers under The Education (Independent Educational Provision in England) (Provision of Information) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/2919), made under the Education and Skills Act 2008.
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News and reminders for the 2013 School Level Annual School Census (SLASC).
Multi-page article 13 February 2013
Information and instructions for schools completing the SLASC 2012 collection
Multi-page article 04 February 2013
Information that will help registered independent schools complete the 2013 School Level Annual School Census (SLASC).
General article 22 January 2013
Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the School Level Annual School Census (SLASC).
FAQ 17 January 2013
Business and technical specification for the 2013 School Level Annual School Census (SLASC), which is completed by registered independent schools.
General article 18 December 2012