School Workforce Census 2019 - Documentation

Attached is the CAPITA documentation for producing and preparing the return, and also the Dfe guidance.

Key Dates for the School Workforce Census

  • Census date: 07/11/2019
  • deadline for submitting your data: 6 December 2019
  • Absence collected from 01/09/2018 to 31/08/2019
  • Continuous contracts collected from 01/09/2018 to 07/11/2019.

New Vacancy Post

  • The post name '(APP) - Apprentice Teacher' is now available for selection from the Vacancies on Census Day panel.

Changes to Staff SWR Posts

 Staff SWR Posts - Code  Staff Category  Status
 Apprentice Teacher (APP)  Contracted teacher  Active (New)
 Leadership Non Teaching (LNT)  Contracted other support staff  Active (New)
 Other Support Staff (OSP)  Contracted other support staff  Active (New)
 Support Staff (SUP)  Contracted other support staff   Inactive


The Support Staff (SUP) code has been made inactive but will still be collected and then converted to Other Support Staff (OSP) in the return.

The following data items are not required if the staff SWR post is Other Support Staff (OSP):

  • Qualification code
  • Subject code
  • Category of Additional Payment.


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