The School Workforce Census is a statutory collection of individual level data on teachers and support staff from local authorities, local authority maintained schools and academies. The census takes place annually, in the autumn.
Guidance materials and tools are provided in this section to help local authorities and schools supply the required data. Technical documentation for the suppliers of school management information systems and local authority HR/payroll systems is also provided.
Please use the service request form if you would like to change your contact details, request a COLLECT username and password or make any queries about the School Workforce Census.
Please use the feedback form if you have any comments about the content on this web page, the Data Collection Helpdesk service, the COLLECT system or any other aspect of our data collection service.
Important updates and reminders about the school workforce census.
General article 20 November 2013
Information for academies and schools to help them implement the school workforce census.
General article 05 November 2013
Information for local authorities to help them implement the school workforce census.
General article 01 November 2013
Information about the Census which will take place in autumn 2010.
General article 18 July 2013
Guidance for local authorities and schools in the use of Privacy Notices and information about the legal framework underpinning the Census.
General article 08 November 2012
Additional Census information local authorities and schools may find useful.
General article 26 April 2012