The School Capacity survey is a statutory collection of school level data on school capacity and local authority pupil forecasts.
The data collected allows the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and the DfE to identify those areas where there are pressures on school places and where significant shortfalls of places are anticipated by LAs.
The Department uses the projections of pupil numbers to calculate how much Basic Needs funding local authorities should receive, enabling them to provide enough school places to meet future demand.
Data is collected annually commencing between late June and early August.
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Details of the 2012 statutory collection of school-level data on school capacity and local authority pupil forecasts.
General article 23 July 2013
Details of the 2012 statutory collection of school level data on school capacity and local authority pupil forecasts.
General article 04 July 2012