Information returns guidance
Medway schools and academies are asked to complete information returns. The following information is provided to help staff with the process.
7 Zip programme for securing files
To ensure email security protocols all files must be encrypted and password protected using 7 Zip.
Download 7 Zip guidance on how to use the programme.
View the deadline dates of information returns by term for the academic year 2023 to 2024 below.
View school term dates.
|Term||Collection||Day of count||Deadline date||Guidance|
|1||Autumn census||Thursday 5 October 2023||Friday 6 October 2023||Census guidance|
|2||Not available (n/a)||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|3||Spring census||Thursday 18 January 2024||Friday 19 January 2024||Census guidance|
|5||Summer school census||Thursday 16 May 2024||Friday 17 May 2024||Census guidance|
|6||Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)||To be confirmed (TBC)||TBC||TBC|
|6||Key Stage One (KS1) - no longer statutory||TBC||TBC||TBC|
|6||Key Stage Two (KS2)||TBC||TBC||TBC|
|Summer holidays||Key Stage Four (KS4)||TBC||TBC||Template and guidance to be sent by email to schools via office|
|Summer holidays||Key Stage Five (KS5)||TBC||TBC||Template and guidance to be sent by email to schools via office|