Early years census 2015: technical specification
Business and technical specification for local authorities and software suppliers to prepare for the early years census 2015.
Ref: DFE-00464-2014 PDF, 535KB
MS Excel Spreadsheet, 149KB
This business and technical specification will help local authorities and software suppliers prepare for the early years census 2015.
- lists of any changes to the census collection
- data module descriptions
- XML message structure definition
- detailed specifications for pupil- and school-level codesets
- validation check information
The validation rules document forms an important part of the specification.