The school workforce census is a statutory data collection. It takes place each autumn.
You must complete statutory censuses by law unless there's a good reason not to.
This year the school
workforce census will take place on Thursday 4 November 2021. LA
maintained schools are asked to submit their return via COLLECT by Friday 12 November 2021. The DFE will inform Academies separately of their return date. Find more information and guidance documents on the Government website.