School workforce census


Data on qualifications and staff absence are being collected again in 2021 having been suspended in 2020.

All Pay scales should be updated to the latest applicable 2021/2022 rates

Additional payments, eg First Aid,  must be checked and updated

School return must identify the teacher who has the role of SEN Coordinator,

Base pay for part-time staff must be reported as the actual annual salary and not the full-time equivalent.

Check that each teacher has the correct qualified teacher status, (QTS), recorded in the relevant field for QTS, EYTS or QTLS.

Teachers in first year or second year of induction should be identified in Newly Qualified Teacher field.

Where Computer Science is taught it must be recorded as code CSI and not ICT

Send Summary report to LA via AnyComms+  or email to

Telephone support will be available from the Schools ICT on 01273 482519. Email support will also be provided via Schools are encouraged to attempt a dry run before the census date and to enrol on one of the Training Courses available though schools ICT. 

All teaching salary scales should be updated to the 2020/2021 salary scales.

1. School workforce census

What is the school workforce census?

The school workforce census is an electronic collection of data about teachers and support staff at primary, secondary, special schools and Pupil Referral Units (PRU's). It takes place annually in the autumn term.

The next school workforce census date is Thursday 4th November 2021

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