‘School admissions supporting documentation for series 8 files’ defines the use and specification of these files.
‘Preferences met report specification for March 2012’ covers the file on percentages of parents obtaining a preferred secondary school in March 2012 to be sent to the Department for Education.
Admissions transfer file (ATF) schema
Schema files are for use in the 2011 to 2012 admissions round for offers to pupils starting school in September 2012.
The following are available:
ATF 8.1 schema
ATF 8.1 example file
ATF 8.1 validated XML example file
ATF changes log
Admissions schema (not including ATF)
Schema files for admissions transfer files (APT, ADT, AOT, ASL and ALT) version 8.1 are for use in the 2011 to 2012 admissions round.
Note: XSD files must be stored in a separate folder from those used in earlier years as some of the files have the same names but contain different definitions.