This guide is for local authorities completing the school capacity survey 2019 and covers capacity, forecasts and capital spend.


School capacity survey 2019: guidance for local authorities

Ref: DfE-00113-2019PDF, 1.48MB, 28 pages

School capacity survey 2019: forecast guidance

Ref: DfE-00114-2019PDF, 1.1MB, 15 pages


Submit your data

You should submit your capacity and forecast data using COLLECT, our centralised data collection and management system. Note that we’ll only be able to change the status of your data submission to ‘authorised’ once you’ve cleared all errors in the data in COLLECT.

You should submit your capital spend data using the capital spend data collection portal.

Important dates

  • survey opens: Monday 3 June 2019

  • deadline for submitting your data: Friday 26 July 2019

Published 3 June 2019