MIS Supplier - Spring 2019 Census Data

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Dear Department for Education,

I would like to see a breakdown of which Software is used by schools to return the school census to the department e.g. their MIS Supplier.

Please could you provide the following information in an excel spreadsheet containing the following fields:

• Local authority Number
• School Number
• School name
• Establishment Type (ie. community School, nursery, Voluntary aided school etc)
• Establishment phase (i.e. primary, secondary)
• MIS Software Used
• Numbers of pupils on roll

Please provide this information from the most recent complete census (Spring Census 2019)

Thank you in advance for your assistance

Yours faithfully,

Annie Thomas

MINISTERS, Department for Education

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Dear Annie Thomas,

Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as
possible. For information; the departmental standard for correspondence
received is that responses should be sent within 20 working days as you
are requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your
correspondence has been allocated reference number 2019-0014283.

 Thank you

 Department for Education

Ministerial and Public Communications Division

Tel: 0370 000 2288

 

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Dear Annie
 

Thank you for your email dated 08 April about the school census. You
wrote:

 

“I would like to see a breakdown of which Software is used by schools to
return the school census to the department e.g. their MIS Supplier.

 

Please could you provide the following information in an excel spreadsheet
containing the following fields:

 

•Local authority Number

•School Number

•School name

•Establishment Type (ie. community School, nursery, Voluntary aided school
etc)

•Establishment phase (i.e. primary, secondary)

•MIS Software Used

•Numbers of pupils on roll

 

Please provide this information from the most recent complete census
(Spring Census 2019).”

 

I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

The January 2019 school census collection has concluded however, the data
from this census will not be available until after the publication of the
[1]schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical first release in
June 2019. I have noted your email address and will forward you the
requested information immediately following publication of the
aforementioned statistical first release.

 

In the meantime, an Excel spreadsheet containing the latest available
information is enclosed. This comes from the 2018 autumn school census and
contains the local authority number, establishment (school) number, school
name, establishment type, establishment phase, software supplier code and
the number of pupils in each school. It is not possible to provide the
software supplier name as this is information is not held. However, the
included software supplier code contains the software supplier name in the
majority of cases.

 

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Kind Regards

Kirsty Knox

Department for Education

 

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Dear colleague

 

Please find attached the school census spring software supplier statistics
as previously requested via FOI.

 

Kind Regards

 

Kirsty Knox

Education Data Division (EDD) | Data Directorate | Operations Group

Level 2, Bishopsgate House, Darlington, DL1 5QE

Tel: 01325 340432 – Extension: 640432

Email: [1][email address]

 

Please note: I am part time and Friday is my non-working day.

 

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