Excel/calculate a school year group based on the child’s date of birth
I need to put in a formula that will tell me what year a child will commence year 7 from their date of birth.
For example a child will enter year 7 in 2015 if they were born between the beginning of July 2002 or end of June 2003.
Or they will enter year 7 in 2016 if they were born between the beginning of July 2003 to end of June 2004.
I need to have the formula for children born in 2001 until 2014.
Thank you so much.
I suspect there is a simpler method than the one I'm going to outline, but I don't know the ins and outs of the Australian school system (I'm sure that you could use a given date in the year to mathematically calculate the data you want). My suggestion uses vlookup, and requires a 2 column data table which would look like this
You can then use Vlookup as follows
where DOB is the cell containing the childs birth date, and DataTable is the reference to the data table (I gave my test example a name of DataTable just to make it easier for me!)
Hopefully this makes sense, but do let me know if you need more help.
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