Spring Census Preparation Documents


The Spring census is fast approaching - Census day is Thursday 21st January.

To help you prepare, our step by step documentation is now available for you to download via the links below.

You will also find a quick guide to the changes in this year’s Spring Census compared to Spring 2015 which also includes information on the eligibility criteria for Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP).

What has changed since Spring 2015

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Primary, Nursery & Special Schools

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Secondary School

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Important dates in the Spring collection:

  • Attendance Collection: 1 September 2015 – 31 December 2015
  • Exclusion Collection: 6 April 2015 – 31 August 2015
  • FSM Eligibility Collection: 2 October 2015 – 21 January 2016
  • Learner Support Collection: 1 August 2015 – 21 January 2016

Should you require an onsite consultancy visit to help you with the running of the school census or wish to book our Census Remote Service then please call us on 0345 222 1551 • option 3 or email the SIMS Service Desk.

SBS provides Capita-accredited support, consultancy and training for SIMS. Learn more about how to get the most out of your school data.

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