Data collection for early years and childcare

Census and foundation stage profile return: how to submit data, technical specification, COLLECT guides.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Early years foundation stage profile return: how to submit data
  2. Early years foundation stage profile return 2018: guide
  3. Early years census: guide to submitting data

News and communications

Transparency

  1. Early years census 2019: technical specification

    • Department for Education
    • Decision
  2. FOI: early years dataset as at 31 December 2016

    • Ofsted
    • Foi release
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