Post 16 Learning Aims and the 2019 Autumn School Census

This faq lists the latest information regarding the POST 16 element of the School Autumn Census for 2019


  • In addition to Learning aim planned qualification and non qualification hours for the 2019-20 year this year the previous year’s planned qualification and non qualification hours will be collected.
  • In addition to Prior attainment data in English and Maths being collected for the 2018-19  the previous year’s prior attainment will be collected.

This is to allow for corrections to be reported where applicable.  Please read this faq for more details.

Post 16 and the School Census presentation


DfE Funding rates and formula 2019 – 2020

DfE School Census Guide 2019 – 2020

Useful Links

DfE QAN Web Service (QWS):

DFE Section 96 Qualifications – QANs approved for funding:

OFQUAL – The Register of Regulated Qualifications:

LARS – the Data Service for further education

DfE Census documentation area:

EFA Funding Guidance

Post 16 Funding 

Funding queries


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