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Completing the Full-time students page

Start by interrogating the school's data to see whether there are students who did not attend the school during the relevant period for the school for at least 11 days of the program or course of study for which the students are enrolled.

Full-time students who did not attend the school during the relevant period for the school for at least 11 days of the program or course of study for which the students are enrolled

If students fall into this category, answer the question Did the school have full-time students who did not attend the school during the relevant period for the school for at least 11 days of the program or course of study for which the students are enrolled? with 'Yes'.

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Select Click here.

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A new window will pop up. Provide the response 'Yes'. Select the OK button.

A new section will be displayed titled Full-time student who did not attend the school during the relevant period for the school for at least 11 days of the program or course of study for which the students are enrolled.

Enter each full-time student who did not attend for at least 11 days during the RP into this section on the Census form. This will allow you to determine if they are eligible for inclusion in the full-time count of the Census.

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To start entering a student, select the Add button or Click here.

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A new window will pop up. Enter all of the information as requested. All fields are mandatory.

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Reasons available for Beyond Control:

Reasons available for Within Control Reason/s:

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This student is not eligible for inclusion as the number of days attending and number of days absent beyond control do not add up to 11 days or more.

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This student is eligible for inclusion as the number of days attending plus number of days absent beyond control add up to 11 days or more.

You can enter as many students as required via the Add button.

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All students where Eligible for inclusion as a full-time student reads 'Yes' can be included in the overall full-time student count.

All full-time students were attending the school during the relevant period for the school for at least 11 days of the program or course of study for which the students are enrolled

Answer the question Did the school have full-time students who did not attend the school during the relevant period for the school for at least 11 days of the program or course of study for which the students are enrolled ? with 'No'.

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Select Click here.

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A new window will pop up. Provide the response 'No'. Select the OK button.

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Eligible Primary and Secondary full-time students

Enter all eligible full-time students into the Eligible primary full-time students (Prep Year to Year 6) or the Eligible secondary full-time students (Year 7 to Year 12) section on the Census form, according to whether they are primary or secondary. Include the Yes students from the Full-time students who did not attend the school during the relevant period for the school for at least 11 days of the program or course of study for which the students are enrolled section of the Census form as per their enrolled year of schooling. All students that are not eligible (for example, where the column Eligible for inclusion in the Census as a full-time student = No) are not to be included anywhere on the form.

All boxes that need to be completed appear red in colour and turn white once completed.

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Enter all primary/secondary full-time students according to their year of schooling and gender.

You can select the Set empty fields to 0 button once you have entered all students to populate the remaining fields with '0'.

The form will calculate the totals.

Select the Next button once you have completed all fields.

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Last updated 28 January, 2021

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