Early years foundation stage profile return 2016: guide

Guide for local authorities submitting data for the 2016 early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP) return.



This guide includes information on:

  • which schools, early years providers and pupils are in scope for the 2016 EYFSP return
  • the data local authorities need to submit
  • what formats to report the data in

A guide to using our COLLECT data collection system to submit data for the EYFSP 2016 return is also available.

Read more guidance about submitting data for the EYFSP return.

Early years providers are organisations that offer education for children aged under 5, including nurseries and childminders.

Published 19 May 2016