Guidance

EYFSP 2015: technical specification

This document defines the scope of the early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP) return 2015.

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This specification is for:

It contains:

  • changes since the previous year’s data collection
  • what data to collect at early years foundation stage provider level and child level
  • how to import data into local authority information systems
  • how to structure the data in XML
  • how to check the data against the validation rules

This guide must be read in conjunction with the current version of the common basic data set (CBDS). It defines common data items that schools use in MIS software and that we use in our data collections.

Published 12 March 2015
Last updated 17 April 2015 + show all updates
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