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Weekly DfE Publications - W/C 25/06/2018

New school proposals

Lists of local authorities seeking academy and free school proposers, and of all academies and free schools already set up.

Academy sponsor contact list

Contact details for approved academy sponsors.

Student loan forecasts, England: 2017 to 2018

This publication contains forecasts for higher education and further education student loans in England. These include forecasts for:

School census 2018 to 2019: guide for schools and LAs

A guide to help schools and local authorities (LAs) complete and submit their autumn 2018 to summer 2019 school census data.

Education provision: children under 5 years of age, January 2018

Data on the provision of education for children under 5 years of age, including:

Participation in education, training and employment: 2017

This statistical release gives information from different post-16 learning options, including:

It also gives provisional data on the percentages of 16 to 18-year olds in education and training, and those who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) for the end of 2017.

School workforce in England: November 2017

This statistical first release sets out the:

The release also includes information underlying the national tables at:

Schools, pupils and their characteristics: January 2018

This release provides data from the annual school census data return, which is mandatory for schools to complete.

The main tables provide breakdowns of pupil data at national and local authority level. The tables include pupil characteristics, such as:

The underlying data provides breakdowns at school level.

School census autumn 2018 to summer 2019: school summary report

These documents are for suppliers developing software for school management information systems (MIS).

They explain what information software suppliers should include in school summary reports for the school census. Schools can then use the reports to check the accuracy of their termly school census data before sending it to their local authority or to us.

Evaluation of the return to teaching programme

The National College for Teaching and Leadership set up the pilot programme in 2015. This funded secondary schools facing recruitment shortfalls to:

Gender separation in mixed schools

This non-statutory guidance is for mixed schools (maintained, academies and other independent).

This follows the Court of Appeal’s judgment in HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills v the Interim Executive Board of Al-Hijrah School.

Further information on the Equality Act and how it applies to schools is available at  Equality Act 2010: advice for schools.

Equality Act 2010: advice for schools

Guidance to help schools understand how the Equality Act affects them and how to fulfil their duties under the act.

A guide to apprenticeships for the school workforce

This guidance is for:

It explains:

Data protection: privacy notice model documents

Suggested privacy notices for schools and local authorities to issue to staff, parents and pupils about the collection of data.

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