KS1 assessments data collection 2018: technical specification

Technical specification for the 2018 key stage 1 (KS1) teacher assessments data collection.


Key stage 1 return 2018: technical specification


This specification is for:

It contains:

  • changes to the previous year’s data collection
  • what pupil data to collect from each school
  • methods for importing the data into local authorities’ information systems
  • guidance on how to structure the data in XML
  • guidance on how to check the data against the validation rules

Read this guide along with 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 13 February 2018