The Annual School Census will require the following information about every pupil on the school's roll:

All school types:

  • Unique pupil Number (UPN);
  • Surname;
  • First name;
  • Middle name;
  • Gender;
  • Date of birth;
  • National curriculum year;
  • Free school meal eligibility;
  • Entry date;
  • Boarding status;
  • Mother tongue (English as an additional language indicator);
  • SEN stage;
  • Ethnicity;
  • Source of ethnicity code;
  • Postcode;
Primary schools only:
  • Nursery/ordinary class indicator;
  • Special and Primary schools only;
  • Part-time indicator;
  • Secondary and Special schools only;
  • Whether a child is solely or dually registered at the school;
Secondary schools only for all pupil aged 16 and over:
  • Whether a pupil is studying any advanced level courses or not;
  • The number of A, AS or A2 subjects being studied;
  • The level of GNVQ being studied;
  • The GNVQ precursors being studied;
  • The level of NVQ being studied;
  • Other courses being studied;

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source: http://www.n-yorks.net/management/ims/plasc.html