Childcare Professionals

Early Years Census

The early years census is an annual statutory collection of data from all providers who receive early years education funding for two, three and four year olds.

The last census took place on Thursday 18 January 2018.

Child level data required for the census will be collected through the Spring term 2018 headcount via the Portal.

Copies of certificates for early years professional status (EYPS) and qualified teacher status (QTS) were required to be submitted by 9 February 2018. 

For further assistance with the Early Years Census telephone 0116 454 1680