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Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully. The terms and conditions on this website may be changed at any time without notice.


a) The 2021 Census Secondary Education programme (the ‘Programme’) is run by the Office for National Statistics of 1 Drummond Gate, Pimlico, London SW1V 2QQ (the ‘Promoter’, ‘we’, ‘us’).

b) By applying to take part in or taking part in the Programme, you are (i) agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions (the ‘Terms and Conditions’) and (ii) confirming that you have the permission of your school to do so. All entry instructions form part of these Terms and Conditions.

c) All individuals completing an application to participate in the Programme must be authorised by their school to accept these Terms and Conditions and apply to participate in the Programme. The Promoter reserves the right to verify such authority before providing resource packs.


The Programme is open to teachers from all secondary schools within England and Wales. Programme registrations from schools outside of these areas will be invalid.

How to take part in the programme

Visit the Programme registration website and enter all details required including your contact details, school name and school address. Privacy information can be found here.

Welcome pack offer

Offer available to first 500 schools teaching pupils aged 11-18 in England and Wales to sign up to the Census Secondary Education Programme. We cannot accept orders from organisations other than schools within England and Wales. Offer will close after the 500 packs have been fulfilled. The Office for National Statistics reserves the right to withdraw this offer. One pack per school.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has taken care to ensure that the information on is correct. However, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy and ONS does not accept any liability for error or omission. ONS is not responsible for how the information is used, how it is interpreted or what reliance is placed on it.

This website uses security measures to protect the material we control from loss, misuse and alteration. However, we do not accept responsibility for any alteration or manipulation of our data once it has been released on the website.

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