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Autumn 2022 Census Guidance

This page contains guidance for completing the Autumn 2022 School Census. It will be updated as and when we receive updates from DfE.

Access: The permissions required to run and troubleshoot the Autumn Census are found in the Census Module of Config>Setup>Roles and Permissions. Each tick box on the right determines which functions are visible/available on the page for users with the selected Role.

See also: How to get started with Roles & Permissions

Known Issues

Unable to add two Programme Aims – Users are unable to add two Programme Aims for the same period even though they have a different Programme type. They get the message ‘There is already an open Programme Aim for the selected date range’ This is being worked on by the team.

No QAN codes for ZTLO – When on the student Learning Aims panel and clicking the plus button. If you search for any QAN codes beginning with ZTLO they do no appear (these are used strictly for T Level Occupational Specialisms). This is being worked on by the team.

Known Issues from DfE

We will update this section to show any known issues that have been reported to us by the DfE

Important Dates

Bromcom release date with updated Census files from Monday 12th September 2022

Census Date – Thursday 6th October 2022

Return Date – Wednesday 2nd November 2022

Read the 2022 Autumn Census Guidance

Post-16 Preparation Tasks

How to manage Programme Aims

How to manage Learning Aims

How to set Student Prior Attainment

Additional Guidance

For Learner Monitoring and FAM Hours Bulk Update see Bromcom What’s New: Learning Monitoring and FAM Hours Bulk Update

For recording children receiving free school meals under the criteria for families with no recourse to public funds (NRPF) See DfE guidance Free School Meal eligibility.

Read DfE Guidance

DfE guidance about the Census is published here including the main changes compared to previous years.

Watch Webinar Recordings

Click on a link below to watch a recording of our previous sessions. You will need to enter your name and email address to view the recording.

Primary Webinar Recording

Secondary Webinar Recording

Programme Aims and Learning Aims

Updated on October 6, 2022

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