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Primary School Forecasts 2022/23 – 2025/26


Your pupil number forecast is now available to download; it is a likely indication of your pupil numbers over future years to enable you to plan provision. This pupil number forecast will be used in assessing basic need, through the school capacity return, to ensure sufficiency of school places throughout the county. It will also be used in any Section 106 agreement negotiations affecting your school. The forecast is available via Perspective Lite.

What do I need to do?

Download the 2 files mentioned below and take careful note of the pupil numbers forecast for your school. Please share with senior management, finance staff and governors.


The individual school forecasts are available via Perspective Lite.

The filename is 916nnnn_@PrimaryForecast2022.pdf where nnnn is your school DfE establishment number.


The numbers of pre-school children living in the school’s planning area are also available by downloading 916nnnn_@PreSchool2022.pdf


If you have any queries, comments, or feedback, please contact the Data and Analysis Team

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