System update 21 March 2023

An updated version of the Get Information about Schools (GIAS) service has been released to all users. You do not need to take any specific action unless otherwise indicated below.

This release includes the following improvements:

  • Bug fixes and fine-tuning to improve the overall user experience, including:
    • pagination issue when navigating to last page
    • search term text box behaviour when using the browser back button
    • download LA name code data in ZIP format
    • glossary formatting
    • no effective date set from bulk update establishments tool
    • bulk update instructions - LA field name is incorrect
    • rename DfE service reference of the School Performance service to Find and Compare School and College Data in England (FSCP)
    • add MSOA & LSOA pop-up message on the tool tip

Further information

Office for National Statistics (ONS) update

The following fields have been updated this month (where required) following the March 2023 update of the Office for National Statistics (ONS) data:

  • District
  • Ward
  • Parliamentary constituency
  • Urban/rural description
  • Middle super output area (MSOA)
  • Lower super output area (LSOA)

Cumbria, North Yorkshire, and Somerset local government reorganisations (LGRs) 01/04/2023

We posted a note on this news page on 03/03/2023 around the local government reorganisations so if you need to know any more information, please review that post.

Kind regards

GIAS support team