Early years foundation stage profile return: closed collections

Documents for software suppliers and anyone else interested in past early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP) returns.

If you are looking for documents for the current return, visit our guide to submitting data for the EYFSP return.

The documents on this page relate to recently closed EYFSP returns, including:

  • the scope of the return
  • technical specifications for local authorities and software suppliers

You can find documents related to earlier EYFSP returns on the National Archives website. Note: the search function is not available on archived content so please use the filters on the left of each page.

2018 return information

2018 technical guide

2017 return information

2017 technical guide

2016 return information

2016 technical guide

2015 return information

2015 technical guide

  1. EYFSP 2015: technical specification

2014 return information

  1. EYFSP return 2014: guide

2014 technical guide

  1. EYFSP 2014: technical specification

2013 return information

  1. EYFSP 2013: guide

2013 technical guide

2012 return information

  1. EYFSP 2012: guide

2012 technical guide

  1. EYFSP 2012: technical specification
Published 20 December 2013
Last updated 28 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Closed 2018 technical specifications and return information.
  2. Added 2017 guide and technical specification.
  3. Added 2016 guide and technical specification.
  4. Added 2015 guide and technical specification.
  5. This page now only contains documents relating to closed EYFSP returns.
  6. Added a link to the 'EYFSP 2015: technical specification'.
  7. Added 'EYFSP return 2014: guide' to the collection.
  8. Added 'EYFSP return 2014: COLLECT guide'.
  9. Added 'EYFSP 2014 return: input sheet'.
  10. Added 2014 technical guide.
  11. First published.