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Initial Teacher Training 2018/19 - School direct employing school

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Initial Teacher Training 2018/19

Fields required from institutions in England

School direct employing school

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Short nameSDEMPLOY

This field collects the employing school for School Direct salaried trainees.

Applicable toEngland

All students where Student.ENTRYRTE = 03 or 10 and Student.MODE is not equal to 63 or 64


This field should contain a Unique Reference Number (URN), as shown on Get information about schools website.

All School Direct Salaried trainees should be associated with an employing school.

In some cases, for example where students are self-funded, they may not be associated with an employing school. In these cases, you must return ‘Not applicable/not available’.

Where the employing school does not have a URN, the below generic codes should be used:

900000 Establishment outside England and Wales

900010 Not applicable/not available

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Part of
Field length6
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Data type: SDEMPLOYType
OwnerDepartment for Education
Date modified2018-12-12
Change management notesCoverage has been updated to add in Entry route 10

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