Children in need census 2014 to 2015: specification
Specification and validation rules for LAs submitting data on children referred to social care services for health or development reasons.
PDF, 602KB, 62 pages
MS Excel Spreadsheet, 21.9KB
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These documents are for:
- local authorities returning children in need census data for the period from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015
- software suppliers creating management information software
The documents include information on:
- validation rules
- changes to the 2014 to 2015 census
- data standards
- census structure
Published: 29 October 2013
Updated: 29 December 2014
- Added a link to the XSLT test files that allow software suppliers to check that the validation rules for the 2014 to 2015 children in need census are working correctly.
- Updated the validation rules spreadsheet to version 1.1. The document contains a description of the changes.
- Added: new release of the specification document (version 1.1) and validation rules spreadsheet.
- First published.