2021 Workforce Census Guide

Click the link at the bottom of the page to download your Workforce 2020 Census Guide.

This guide includes:

  • Preparing for this Census
    • Timetable and Training for the Workforce Census
    • What’s new this census?
    • Before generating a dry run
        • Set up your SENCo
        • Manage your staff’s HR details
        • Check your data using the Data Quality Dashboard
    • Preparation Checklist
  • Running your Census
    • Completing the data check
    • Generating a Dry Run
    • Census day and adding on-the-day information
    • Solving Errors or Queries
        • What’s the difference between Arbor and DfE errors?
        • On-the-day Errors and Queries
    • Dry Run and Census day Checklist
  • Submitting the Census
    • Checking your Census numbers in Arbor
    • Downloading Your PDF Census Summary
    • Uploading your Census to the DfE
    • Census Submission Checklist
  • Additional resources


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