Key stage 2 teacher assessment data collection 2016: technical specification

Technical specification for software suppliers, educators and local authorities completing returns for the key stage 2 data collection 2016.



This specification will enable schools, local authorities, educational establishments outside of local authority control and those such as software suppliers working on their behalf to prepare and return the required data on key stage 2 assessments made during the 2015 to 2016 assessment cycle.

The specification covers the expected teacher assessment return to the Department for Education and the validation rules which will be applied. It should be read in conjunction with the common basic data set definitions.

Published 16 December 2015
Last updated 24 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. Update to reflect the messages in 'Clarification: key stage 1 and 2 teacher assessment and moderation guidance', published 8 March 2016.
  2. First published.