School census


Schools, colleges and education settings can find information and resources, including links to DfE guidance to support provision during the Covid-19 pandemic.

October School Census is now used to collect the data used to determine Pupil Premium allocations. 

New data items from October 2021 data collection - further detail can be found in DfE Guidance

Learner funding and monitoring (FAM) type

Learner funding and monitoring (FAM) code

Learner funding and monitoring (FAM) hours

1. Census dates

2020 to 2021 census dates

Autumn census

  • census date – Thursday 7 October 2021

Spring census

  • census date – Thursday 20 January 2022

Summer census

  • census date – Thursday 19 May 2022

More information about the school census can be found on the DfE School Guidance notes

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