Two new items are collected for the Autumn 2019 Census –
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. This is to allow corrections to be reported **
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 corrections to be reported. **
** The DfE 2019 – 2020 School Census Changes Guide contains advice about where it is appropriate to make changes to last year’s information – Pages 17 and 18 in particular.
More details about circumstances where previously reported hours should be changed can be found in the 2019-20 Funding Formula Guidance. Page 14 in particular.
Where do I find last year’s information to check and edit it if necessary?
Planned Hours – In Sims go to Tools / Academic Management / Course Manager / Post 16 Programmes of Study – change the year filter to 2018-2019.
Prior Attainment – In Sims go to Tools / Statutory Returns Tools / Update Prior Attainment – change the year filter to 2017-2018.