Summer Census 2020 – Thursday 21st May 2020
- Census Date: 21st May 2020
- Attendance Collection: 01/01/2020-12/04/2020
- Exclusion Collection: 01/09/2019-12/04/2020
- Free School Meals collected from 17/01/2020-21/05/2020
The DfE school census website can be found here.
Errors and resolution
Capita have produced a help guide which addresses a variety of errors…should you encounter any. These errors are listed by their error code in the document attached and correspond with the one shown in SIMS in the errors and queries section of your return. Click here to see the document.
Stockton Borough Council – Submitting to Information and Improvement
Click here for instructions on how to submit your census to Information and Improvement.
Academies and Collect
For Academies please note that you need to submit your file to DfE via collect as well as the local authority. Information can be found in the appropriate completing the census in SIMS document. DfE guidance can be found here.
Click here to view acceptable notepad entries for Collect.
What time do I run my census?
If your DfE number ends with:
2, 3 or 6 The selected time is one hour after the start of morning school
0, 1 or 5 The selected time is one hour after the start of afternoon school
4, 7, 8 or 9 The selected time is one hour before the end of morning school