School Census - Secondary

Course overview

Delegates are taken through the preliminary preparation for the census return, including the procedure for creating a return and correcting any outstanding validation errors. The course also explores the current return together with requirements for other returns. The course does not cover Course Manager functionality, Post-16 Programmes of Study or Prior Attainment in English or Maths.
This course is not suitable for delegates from an independent school.

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Benefits of attending

To learn how to prepare for the census return or to find out about changes to data collected or census processes.

What you will learn

Changes to data collected compared to previous censuses.
How to start a census return including:
• creating and validating a return
• correcting any validation errors by editing individual student records or by using bulk update
• authorising a return
• printing detailed reports
• printing a summary of the census.

Who is it for?

Staff with responsibility for preparing the statutory census return who have a working knowledge of SIMS.

Course details

Phase of education
  • Secondary
Delivery Type
Face to face
Areas of responsibility
Bursar and Business Manager
Administrative Staff
Data Manager
Course code
Half Day
Statutory Returns

Upcoming scheduled courses

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course. Please email for further details.