Guidance

Early years census 2015: technical specification

Business and technical specification for local authorities and software suppliers to prepare for the early years census 2015.

Documents

Details

This business and technical specification will help local authorities and software suppliers prepare for the early years census 2015.

It contains:

  • 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.